skidproof
adjective see skid I

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • skidproof — [skid′pro͞of΄] adj. that resists or prevents skidding, as some automobile tires, road surfaces, etc …   English World dictionary

  • skidproof — adjective Resistant to skidding; nonslip. The deck of a swimming pool for the handicapped should be wide, skidproof, and close to the water surface …   Wiktionary

  • skidproof — /skid proohf /, adj. preventing or resistant to skidding, as certain road surfaces or vehicle tires. [1930 35; SKID + PROOF] * * * …   Universalium

  • skidproof — skid•proof [[t]ˈskɪdˌpruf[/t]] adj. preventing or resistant to skidding, as certain road surfaces or vehicle tires • Etymology: 1930–35 …   From formal English to slang

  • skidproof — /skid proohf /, adj. preventing or resistant to skidding, as certain road surfaces or vehicle tires. [1930 35; SKID + PROOF] * * * skidˈproof adjective (of a road surface, tyre, etc) designed to prevent skids • • • Main Entry: ↑skid …   Useful english dictionary

  • skid|proof — «SKIHD PROOF», adjective. that prevents skidding or slipping: »skidproof soles on shoes, a skidproof surface on a bridge …   Useful english dictionary

  • skid — I. noun Etymology: perhaps of Scandinavian origin; akin to Old Norse skīth stick of wood more at ski Date: circa 1610 1. one of a group of objects (as planks or logs) used to support or elevate a structure or object 2. a wooden fender hung over a …   New Collegiate Dictionary

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  • abrasive — abrasively, adv. abrasiveness, n. /euh bray siv, ziv/, n. 1. any material or substance used for grinding, polishing, etc., as emery, pumice, or sandpaper. adj. 2. tending to abrade; causing abrasion; abrading. 3. tending to annoy or cause ill… …   Universalium

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