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skidpad

Syllabification: skid·pad
Pronunciation: /ˈskidpad
 
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Definition of skidpad in English:

noun

A road surface used for testing the ability of automobiles to withstand lateral acceleration.
Example sentences
  • It feels fantastic on the road at any speed and generates an impressive 0.9 g's on a skidpad on Michelin ZP high-performance run-flat tires.
  • It started life as a Fairmont, but nobody is going to say the Fox platform is obsolete after they see it pull over one G on the skidpad.
  • The Alphera Dutton Rally is for road-registered performance cars competing in 24 separate driving tests, including timed laps, slaloms and wet skidpans.

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