from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- adj. Designed to prevent or inhibit skidding: nonskid tires.
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- adj. Having a surface designed to prevent or reduce skidding; not able to skid or be skidded upon.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- adj. designed to reduce or prevent skidding
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It has a waterproof bottom that is made of a nonskid rubber.
Some measures they take to avoid it include putting special mats on the floors near beds in case residents fall and giving residents slipper socks with nonskid soles.
Harry clicked on the light, revealing a small, clean space with a plastic shower curtain decorated with fish and nonskid turquoise flower decals strewn across the base of the shower.
The Philippine army helicopter landed on the massive nonskid deck of the USS Belleau Wood well forward of the looming superstructure.
This package includes an all-welded boat with nonskid vinyl floors .
Any area rug or throw rug should have a nonskid backing or, better yet, be secured with double-faced tape, so no edges stick up.
They have stools you can buy in surgical supply outlets that you place in your shower so you can sit and do the far-flung parts of your body without falling and breaking a hip, which he saw one day on the hip replacement channel, with molded seats and nonskid legs.
Now, there are also nonskid starting blocks, similar to those you see in track and field.
Check the base for rubber tips or other nonskid surfacing that might prevent it from "walking" with your baby's motions.
Even the sturdiest seat with a nonskid bottom should never be placed on a smooth, elevated surface, or a soft (water bed) or vibrating surface (top of a washing machine).