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skid
British English: /skɪd/
American English: /skɪd/

Translation of skid in German:

intransitive verb -dd-

  • 1
    (from one side to the other; spinning round) schleudern
    skid to a halt
    schlitternd/schleudernd zum Stehen kommen

noun

  • 1
    Schlittern, das
    (from one side to the other; spinning round) Schleudern, das
    go into a skid
    ins Schlittern/Schleudern geraten
    get out of the skid, correct the skid
    das Schlittern/Schleudern abfangen
    steer into the skid
    gegenlenken
  • 2
    (Aviat)
    Gleitkufe, die
    tail/wing skid
    Gleitkufe unter dem Leitwerk/Flügel
  • 4
    (support) Stützbalken, der
  • 5 (slideway)
    Schrotbaum, der
    (used in pairs or sets)
    Schrotleiter, die
    (roller)
    Rolle, die
    be on the skids [figurative] the plan/project is on the skids [figurative]
    [colloquial]
    der Plan/das Projekt droht zu scheitern
    put the skids under somebody/something [figurative]
    [colloquial]
    jemanden/etwas zu Fall bringen

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