in-line skate
noun Date: 1987 a roller skate whose wheels are set in-line for greater speed and maneuverability • in-line skater nounin-line skating noun

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • in-line skate — in′ line skate′ n. spo a roller skate with typically four hard rubber wheels in a straight line resembling the blade of an ice skate • Etymology: 1985–90 in′ line skat′er, n. in′ line skat′ing, n …   From formal English to slang

  • in-line skate — [in′līn΄] n. a kind of roller skate having wheels arranged in a line like a blade from toe to heel in line skating n …   English World dictionary

  • in-line skate — ► NOUN ▪ a type of roller skate in which the wheels are fixed in a single line along the sole …   English terms dictionary

  • in-line skate — n a special boot for roller skating with a single row of wheels attached under it = ↑Rollerblade …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • in-line skate — in line skater. in line skating. /in luyn / a roller skate with typically four hard rubber wheels in a straight line resembling the blade of an ice skate. [1985 90] * * * …   Universalium

  • in-line skate — noun a type of roller skate in which the wheels are fixed in a single line along the sole. Derivatives in line skater noun in line skating noun …   English new terms dictionary

  • in-line skate — noun A rollerblade: a roller skate with all wheels aligned in a single row along the sole for greater speed and maneuverability. See Also: in line skater, in line skating …   Wiktionary

  • in-line skate — noun a shoe with a line of rollers fixed to the sole • Hypernyms: ↑skate • Hyponyms: ↑Rollerblade …   Useful english dictionary

  • in-line skater — noun, pl ⋯ ers [count] • • • Main Entry: ↑in line skate …   Useful english dictionary

  • in-line skating — noun see in line skate * * * inˈ line skating noun • • • Main Entry: ↑in * * * in line skating UK US noun [uncountable] the activity of moving on boots called in line skates that each have a single row of narrow wheels on them …   Useful english dictionary

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