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skate1

skate1

 
 
pronunciation:
skeIt
parts of speech:
noun, intransitive verb
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part of speech: noun
definition: a shoe with either a blade or a set of small wheels attached to the sole, for use, respectively, on ice and on other hard surfaces; ice skate or roller skate.
 
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part of speech: intransitive verb
inflections: skated, skates, skating
definition: to move along on ice skates or roller skates, or as though on such skates; glide or skim.
 
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derivation: skater (n.)
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