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Skate vs. Scate

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Skatenoun

A runner or blade, usually of steel, with a frame shaped to fit the sole of a shoe, made to be fastened under the foot, and used for gliding on ice.

Scatenoun

See Skate, for the foot.

Skatenoun

The act of skateboarding

‘There's time for a quick skate before dinner.’;

Skatenoun

The act of roller skating or ice skating

‘The boys had a skate every morning when the lake was frozen.’;

Skatenoun

A fish of the family Rajidae in the superorder Batoidea (rays) which inhabit most seas. Skates generally have small heads with protruding muzzles, and wide fins attached to a flat body.

Skatenoun

A worn-out horse.

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Skatenoun

A mean or contemptible person.

Skateverb

To move along a surface (ice or ground) using skates.

Skateverb

To skateboard

Skateverb

(skiing) To use the skating technique.

Skateverb

(slang) To get away with something; to be acquitted of a crime for which one is manifestly guilty.

Skateadjective

(skiing) Pertaining to the technique of skating.

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Skatenoun

A metallic runner with a frame shaped to fit the sole of a shoe, - made to be fastened under the foot, and used for moving rapidly on ice.

‘Batavia rushes forth; and as they sweep,On sounding skates, a thousand different ways,In circling poise, swift as the winds, along,The then gay land is maddened all to joy.’;

Skatenoun

Any one of numerous species of large, flat elasmobranch fishes of the genus Raia, having a long, slender tail, terminated by a small caudal fin. The pectoral fins, which are large and broad and united to the sides of the body and head, give a somewhat rhombic form to these fishes. The skin is more or less spinose.

Skateverb

To move on skates.

Skatenoun

sports equipment that is worn on the feet to enable the wearer to glide along on wheels and to be propelled by the alternate actions of the legs

Skatenoun

large edible rays having a long snout and thick tail with pectoral fins continuous with the head; swim by undulating the edges of the pectoral fins

Skateverb

move along on skates;

‘The Dutch often skate along the canals in winter’;

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