Definitions

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  • verb Present participle of skid.
  • noun The motion of something that skids.

Etymologies

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Examples

  • The prince gave a cry and fell away, but got clipped on the shoulder and had to tumble down, his sword skidding from his grasp.

    Immortalis

  • Ah, the fixed-gear world, where stopping is called "skidding," conformity is called "individualism," and scavenger hunts are called "races."

    Pull My Strings: The New Puppetry

  • Ah, the fixed-gear world, where stopping is called "skidding," conformity is called "individualism," and scavenger hunts are called "races."

    Pull My Strings: The New Puppetry

  • Like similar systems from other carmakers, pre sense also 'prepares' the car and restraint systems if it senses a critical situation such as skidding or maximum braking.

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  • Like similar systems from other carmakers, pre sense also 'prepares' the car and restraint systems if it senses a critical situation such as skidding or maximum braking.

    Latest News - Yahoo!7 News

  • He was touted as being a bowler with alarming pace, the kind of skidding pace which Waqar Younis has made famous.

    CaribbeanCricket.com

  • There will be less turn, ideally 'skidding' through so it is on the batsman earlier than he expected.

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  • Before either of us could react, Zane dive-bombed from the air and crashed into Ethan, sending both of them skidding backward.

    My Fair Succubi

  • Her out-of-work parents killed, their car pulverized by a skidding semi, all the family she had in the world.

    A GIVING HEART • by David J. Rank

  • Before I can do much more than stare, he backhands me – little more than a slap for him – and I go skidding across the roof yet again, a handful of his spine thingies imbedded in my face and neck.

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