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English definition of “skid”

skid

noun [C]     /skɪd/
a sliding movement that cannot be controlled: She was riding too fast on a wet road, and the motorbike went into a skid.Accidents involving vehiclesDriving and operating road vehicles one of two long flat pieces under some aircraft such as helicopters, which help the aircraft to landParts of aeroplanes a support, often made of wood, for raising heavy objects off the ground or for moving themPhysical supports and supportingArches, columns and beams
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