Meaning of “skid” in the English Dictionary

"skid" in British English

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(Definition of “skid” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"skid" in American English

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skidverb [ I ]

us /skɪd/ -dd-

(esp. of a vehicle) to slide unintentionally on a surface:

His car skidded on a patch of ice.
fig. Stock prices skidded again today (= they dropped suddenly).

skidnoun [ C ]

us /skɪd/

an unintentional sliding movement, esp. of a vehicle:

The roads were slick, and we went into a skid.
fig. They won three games, then went into a skid (= begin to lose frequently).

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"skid" in Business English

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skidnoun [ C ]

uk /skɪd/ us US COMMERCE, PRODUCTION, TRANSPORT

→  pallet

(Definition of “skid” from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)