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speed skating

Syllabification: speed skat·ing

Definition of speed skating in English:


The sport of competitive racing on specially designed skates, typically around an oval track.
Example sentences
  • Short track speed skating is a sport that has enjoyed recent notoriety as one of the more exciting and controversial events of the Salt Lake City Winter Olympics.
  • It was there that speed skating became a major competitive sport.
  • Short track speed skating is the most unpredictable of all the Winter Olympic sports where falls come fast and furious.

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