ice skating


ice skating
act of gliding on ice wearing ice skates (special shoes fitted with metal runners)

English contemporary dictionary. 2014.

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  • Ice skating — is traveling on ice with skates, narrow (and sometimes parabolic) blade like devices moulded into special boots [cite web|last = van Voorbergen | first = Bert | title = The virtual ice Skates museum Ice skates and their history (1) | url =… …   Wikipedia

  • ice-skating — iceˈ skating noun • • • Main Entry: ↑ice * * * ice skating noun [noncount] They use the frozen pond for ice skating. Let s go ice skating. • • • Main Entry: ↑ice skate …   Useful english dictionary

  • ice-skating — ice ,skating noun uncount the activity of moving around on ice wearing ICE SKATES: Shall we go ice skating this afternoon? a. a sport in which people dance and perform exercises to music on ice wearing ICE SKATES …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • ice skating — ice skate ► NOUN ▪ a boot with a blade attached to the sole, used for skating on ice. ► VERB (ice skate) ▪ skate on ice as a sport or pastime. DERIVATIVES ice skater noun ice skating noun …   English terms dictionary

  • Ice Skating — ▪ 2009 Introduction Figure Skating.        Canada came away as the biggest winner at the 2008 International Skating Union (ISU) world figure skating championships, held in March in Göteborg, Swed., by capturing a gold, a silver, and a bronze… …   Universalium

  • ice skating —    There is prehistoric evidence for skating (with long bones for runners), and it is also known that the Vikings used iron skates. Known as a mode of winter travel in Britain since the early middle ages, skating started gaining social prestige… …   Encyclopedia of contemporary British culture

  • ice-skating — also ice skating VERB: only cont If you go ice skating, you move about on ice wearing ice skates. This activity is also a sport. They took me ice skating on a frozen lake. Syn: skating N UNCOUNT Ice skating is also a noun. I love watching ice… …   English dictionary

  • ice skating — noun skating on ice • Derivationally related forms: ↑ice skate • Hypernyms: ↑skating • Hyponyms: ↑figure skating * * * ˈice skating [ice skating] …   Useful english dictionary

  • ice-skating — UK / US noun [uncountable] a) the activity of moving around on ice wearing ice skates Shall we go ice skating this afternoon? b) a sport in which people dance and perform exercises to music on ice wearing ice skates …   English dictionary

  • ice skating — see ice skating …   English dictionary

  • ice skating — noun The act, or the sport, of skating on ice. See Also: ice skate, ice skate, ice skater …   Wiktionary


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