elevate onto skids
- apply a brake or skid to
- slide without control
- move obliquely or laterally, typically in an uncontrolled fashion
- one of a set of planks used to make a track for moving or sliding objects
- an unexpected slip
- a restraint supplied when the braking system linings are relocated hydraulically against the braking system drum to retard the wheel's rotation
- a footwear or clog as of metal attached with a sequence and placed directly under the wheel of a truck to avoid its turning whenever descending a steep hill a drag a skidpan additionally by expansion a hook attached with a sequence and useful for the same purpose
- to safeguard or help with a skid or skids also to cause to maneuver on skids
- To slide without turning said of a wheel held from switching whilst vehicle moves forward
- A shoe or clog, at the time of iron, mounted on a chain, and placed beneath the wheel of a wagon to prevent its turning when descending a steep mountain; a drag; a skidpan; in addition, by expansion, a hook attached to a string, and used for the exact same purpose.
- A piece of timber utilized as a support, or even to get force.
- Large fenders hung over a vessel's part to protect it in managing a cargo.
- certainly one of a pair of timbers or taverns, typically arranged in order to form an inclined plane, as form a truck to a home, along which any such thing is relocated by sliding or moving.
- One of a pair of horizontal rails or timbers for encouraging such a thing, as a motorboat, a barrel, etc.
- to safeguard or support with a skid or skids; additionally, to cause to maneuver on skids.
- to test with a skid, as wagon wheels.
c.1600, "beam or plank where some thing rests," specially upon which some thing heavy can be rolled from location to spot (1782), of unsure origin, probably from a Scandinavian supply similar to Old Norse ski
- 1670s, "apply a skid to (a wheel, to help keep it from switching)," from skid (letter.). Meaning "slide along" very first recorded 1838; extended sense of "slip sideways" (on a wet road, etc.) very first recorded 1884. The first thought is of a block of wood for preventing a wheel; the current sensory faculties come from the notion of a wheel slipping when obstructed from revolving.
When an automobile's tires secure and slide on the track surface. (sport: Rallycross)
- whenever a cycle's wheel locks up-and slides on track. (recreation: Motorcycling)
- When a bike's tires lock up and slip. (recreation: Motocross)
- When a car's wheel locks up-and slides regarding the track. (recreation: NASCAR)
He rubbed his eyes against the dimness and caught sight of a skid mark.