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ski

 
 
pronunciation:
ski
parts of speech:
noun, intransitive verb, transitive verb
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part of speech: noun
inflections: skis
definition 1: one of a pair of long, narrow, smooth runners with upturned front tips, worn attached to boots, for gliding over snow.
 
definition 2: see water ski.
definition 3: a similar runner attached to a vehicle such as an airplane for landing on snow and ice.
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part of speech: intransitive verb
inflections: skied, skiing, skis
definition: to move over snow on skis, esp. as a sport.
 
 
part of speech: transitive verb
definition: to traverse (a trail, mountain, or the like) on skis.
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derivation: skiable (adj.)
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