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skating British & World English

The action or activity of gliding on ice skates or roller skates as a sport or pastime

skate1 British & World English

Move on ice skates or roller skates in a gliding fashion

ice skating British & World English

Skating on ice as a sport or pastime. Ice skating became a recognized sport in 1876. Skaters are marked for technical and artistic excellence in performing a series of prescribed patterns (figure skating) or a choreographed series of dance moves (ice dancing)

free skating British & World English

The sport of performing variable skating figures to music

pairs skating British & World English

A form of choreographed figure skating in which a man and a woman compete as a team

skating rink British & World English

An expanse of ice artificially made for skating, or a floor used for roller skating

speed skating British & World English

A form of ice skating in which competitors race against each other, typically around an oval track

figure skating British & World English

The sport of skating in prescribed patterns from a stationary position

roller skating British & World English

Skating on a hard surface other than ice, as a sport or a pastime

ice-skate in ice skate British & World English

Skate on ice as a sport or pastime

pair skating in pairs skating British & World English

A form of choreographed figure skating in which a man and a woman compete as a team

skate over/round/around in skate1 British & World English

Pass over or refer only fleetingly to (a subject or problem)

skate through in skate1 British & World English

Make quick and easy progress through

figure skating in ice skating British & World English

Skating on ice as a sport or pastime. Ice skating became a recognized sport in 1876. Skaters are marked for technical and artistic excellence in performing a series of prescribed patterns (figure skating) or a choreographed series of dance moves (ice dancing)

on thin ice in ice British & World English

In a precarious or risky situation

on thin ice British & World English

In a precarious or risky situation