English version

skate in Sport topic

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishldoce_303_eskateskate1 /skeɪt/ ●●○ noun 🔊 🔊 1 [countable]DSO one of a pair of boots with metal blades on the bottom, for moving quickly on ice syn ice skate2 [countable]DS one of a pair of boots or frames with small wheels on the bottom, for moving quickly on flat smooth surfaces syn roller skate3 [countable, uncountable] (plural skate or skates)HBF a large flat sea fish that can be eaten4 → get/put your skates on
Examples from the Corpus
skate• I suspect that most sensible designers would think in terms of something more like a skate.• The only thing it hasn't got is a decent skate shop.• Ice skates were only a $ 74 million business.• But in-line skates were a $ 700 million business and growing at 20 percent a year, Wakefield said.• Louis' blue and red, canceled the morning skate.• The park is pretty dialled in with a food shop, skate shop, and the midi ramp.