speed skating
noun Date: 1885 the sport of racing on skates • speed skater noun

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • Speed skating — or speedskating is a competitive form of skating in which the competitors race each other in travelling a certain distance on skates. Types of speedskating are long track speedskating, short track speedskating, inline speedskating (or inline… …   Wikipedia

  • speed skating — speed skater, speedskater, n. ice skating as a form of racing, usually on an oval course and against other competitors or the clock. Also, speedskating. [1880 85] * * * Sport of racing on ice skates. The blade of the speed skate is longer and… …   Universalium

  • speed skating — speed .skating n [U] the sport of racing on ice wearing ↑ice skates …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • speed skating — speed ,skating noun uncount a sport in which people wearing SKATES race each other on ice …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • speed skating — noun competitive skating on speed skates (usually around an oval course) • Hypernyms: ↑skating * * * noun [noncount] : the sport of racing on ice skates speed skater noun, pl ⋯ ers [count] * * * ˈspeed skating [speed skating] …   Useful english dictionary

  • speed skating — greitasis čiuožimas statusas T sritis Kūno kultūra ir sportas apibrėžtis Žiemos sporto šaka – čiuožimas ledo ratu specialiomis pačiūžomis, stengiantis kuo greičiau įveikti nuotolius nuo 500 iki 10 000 m (moterims – 500, 1000, 1500, 3000 ir 5000 m …   Sporto terminų žodynas

  • speed skating — speed′ skat ing or speed′skat ing n. spog competitive racing on ice skates, usu. done on an oval course and against other skaters or the clock • Etymology: 1880–85 speed′ skat er, n …   From formal English to slang

  • speed skating — /ˈspid skeɪtɪŋ/ (say speed skayting) noun 1. the sport of ice skating at high speed on specially designed skates, especially competitively 2. a similar sport in rollerblading …   Australian English dictionary

  • Speed-Skating — D✓Speed|ska|ting , Speed Ska|ting (Wettlauf auf Inlineskates) …   Die deutsche Rechtschreibung

  • speed skating — noun The sport of racing around an oval course, on ice skates …   Wiktionary

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