Definition of in-line skates in English:

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in-line skates

plural noun

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A pair of roller skates in which the wheels on each boot are fixed in a single line along its sole.
Example sentences
  • He plans to ‘travel’ from York to the Royal British Legion conference at Blackpool on a pair of in-line skates.
  • To help pass the time, I do some serious downhill training on in-line skates.
  • They aren't roller skates, they're in-line skates, and I feel decidedly dodgy on them.


in-line skater

Example sentences
  • As I left I saw a couple of other in-line skaters had arrived, also while I was there some skateboarders had clearly taken the day off school to practise their downhill technique.
  • According to the director of the International In-Line Skating Association, by the year 2010 the number of in-line skaters will equal that of bicyclists.
  • Approximately 90% of the world's in-line skaters fall into the class of recreational participants at the beginner and intermediate levels.

in-line skating

Example sentences
  • Activities that have been found to complement in-line skating include bicycling, running, swimming, skiing (both Nordic and alpine varieties) and, of course, ice skating.
  • However, it is also a great year-round, adult playground with such varied activities as mountain biking, hiking, fishing, golfing, soaking, and, of course, in-line skating.
  • Remember that the sport of in-line skating is very cool, very fun and can be quite wacky, but as a role model for the beginner we all have a responsibility to execute our stranger and more dangerous maneuvers out of eye and camera shot.
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