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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).
(Definition of skid from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

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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)
Translations of “skid”
in Korean 미끄러지다…
in Arabic يَنْزَلِق…
in Malaysian tergelincir…
in French déraper…
in Russian заносить (об автомобиле)…
in Chinese (Traditional) (尤指車輛)打滑…
in Italian slittare…
in Turkish patinaj yapmak, kaymak…
in Polish wpaść w poślizg…
in Spanish derrapar, patinar…
in Vietnamese chèn, chặn…
in Portuguese derrapar…
in Thai ลื่น…
in German rutschen…
in Catalan patinar, derrapar…
in Japanese (車などが)横滑りする…
in Chinese (Simplified) (尤指车辆)打滑…
in Indonesian tergelincir…
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