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ski

 (skē)
n. pl. skis
1.
a. One of a pair of long flat runners of plastic, metal, or wood that curve upward in front and may be attached to a boot for gliding or traveling over snow.
b. A water ski.
2. Something that is used as a runner on a vehicle: a helicopter with skis for landing on snow and ice.
v. skied, ski·ing, skis
v.intr.
To travel or glide on skis, especially as a sport.
v.tr.
To travel or glide over on skis: ski a mountain slope.
Idiom:
over one's skis
Hasty, rash, or overambitious.

[Norwegian, from Old Norse skīdh, stick, snowshoe; see skei- in Indo-European roots.]

ski′a·ble adj.
ski′er n.

ski

(skiː)
n, pl skis or ski
1. (Skiing)
a. one of a pair of wood, metal, or plastic runners that are used for gliding over snow. Skis are commonly attached to shoes for sport, but may also be used as landing gear for aircraft, etc
b. (as modifier): a ski boot.
2. (Skiing) a water-ski
vb, skis, skiing, skied or ski'd
(Skiing) (intr) to travel on skis
[C19: from Norwegian, from Old Norse skith snowshoes; related to Old English scīd piece of split wood]
ˈskiable adj
ˈskier n
ˈskiing n

ski

(ski)

n., pl. skis, ski, n.
1. one of a pair of long, slender runners made of wood, plastic, or metal used in gliding over snow.
v.i.
3. to travel on skis, as for sport.
v.t.
4. to use skis on; travel on skis over.
[1745–55; < Norwegian; Old Norse skīth, c. Old English scīd strip of wood, Old High German scīt]
ski′a•ble, adj.
skate, ski, sled - The word skate was originally plural and comes from Dutch schaats, which derived from an Old French word for "stilt," but the connection is unclear. Skate appeared in English in the mid-17th century. Ski, in English by 1755, was borrowed from Norwegian, and ultimately from Old Norse for "snowshoe." Sled came from Flemish and Germanic sledde, between 1325 and 1388, for a "vehicle for transporting heavy goods," and is related to sledge and sleigh.
See also related terms for sled.

ski


Past participle: skied/ski'd
Gerund: skiing

Imperative
ski
ski
Present
I ski
you ski
he/she/it skis
we ski
you ski
they ski
Preterite
I skied/ski'd
you skied/ski'd
he/she/it skied/ski'd
we skied/ski'd
you skied/ski'd
they skied/ski'd
Present Continuous
I am skiing
you are skiing
he/she/it is skiing
we are skiing
you are skiing
they are skiing
Present Perfect
I have skied/ski'd
you have skied/ski'd
he/she/it has skied/ski'd
we have skied/ski'd
you have skied/ski'd
they have skied/ski'd
Past Continuous
I was skiing
you were skiing
he/she/it was skiing
we were skiing
you were skiing
they were skiing
Past Perfect
I had skied/ski'd
you had skied/ski'd
he/she/it had skied/ski'd
we had skied/ski'd
you had skied/ski'd
they had skied/ski'd
Future
I will ski
you will ski
he/she/it will ski
we will ski
you will ski
they will ski
Future Perfect
I will have skied/ski'd
you will have skied/ski'd
he/she/it will have skied/ski'd
we will have skied/ski'd
you will have skied/ski'd
they will have skied/ski'd
Future Continuous
I will be skiing
you will be skiing
he/she/it will be skiing
we will be skiing
you will be skiing
they will be skiing
Present Perfect Continuous
I have been skiing
you have been skiing
he/she/it has been skiing
we have been skiing
you have been skiing
they have been skiing
Future Perfect Continuous
I will have been skiing
you will have been skiing
he/she/it will have been skiing
we will have been skiing
you will have been skiing
they will have been skiing
Past Perfect Continuous
I had been skiing
you had been skiing
he/she/it had been skiing
we had been skiing
you had been skiing
they had been skiing
Conditional
I would ski
you would ski
he/she/it would ski
we would ski
you would ski
they would ski
Past Conditional
I would have skied/ski'd
you would have skied/ski'd
he/she/it would have skied/ski'd
we would have skied/ski'd
you would have skied/ski'd
they would have skied/ski'd
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.ski - narrow wood or metal or plastic runners used in pairs for gliding over snowski - narrow wood or metal or plastic runners used in pairs for gliding over snow
runner - device consisting of the parts on which something can slide along
water ski - broad ski for skimming over water towed by a speedboat
Verb1.ski - move along on skis; "We love to ski the Rockies"; "My children don't ski"
athletics, sport - an active diversion requiring physical exertion and competition
go, locomote, move, travel - change location; move, travel, or proceed, also metaphorically; "How fast does your new car go?"; "We travelled from Rome to Naples by bus"; "The policemen went from door to door looking for the suspect"; "The soldiers moved towards the city in an attempt to take it before night fell"; "news travelled fast"
wedel - ski, alternating directions
hot-dog - perform intricate maneuvers while skiing
schuss - ski downhill
slalom - race on skis around obstacles
water ski - ride water skis
Translations
مُزَحْلِقمِزْلَج خَشَبي للتَّزَلُّج على الثَّلْجيَتَزَحْلَقُ عَلَى الثَّلْجِيَتَزَلَّج
esquí
lyželyžovat
skistå på ski
hiihtääsuksilasketella
skijaskijatiskije
síelsílécsízik
fara á skíîi, skíîaskíîi
スキースキーをする
스키스키를 타다
slidėslidėsslidinėjimasslidinėjimo nuokalnėslidinėjimo poilsiavietė
slēpeslēpot
lyžalyžovať
smučatismučka
skidaåka skidor
เคลื่อนไปบนสกีแคร่เลื่อนยาวติดกับรองเท้าใช้เล่นหิมะ
kayakkayak yapmakkaymak
trượt tuyếtván trượt tuyết

ski

[skiː]
A. N (skis or ski (pl)) → esquí m
a pair of skisunos esquís
B. VIesquiar
to go skiingpracticar el esquí, (ir a) esquiar
to ski downbajar esquiando
C. CPD ski boot Nbota f de esquí
ski instructor Ninstructor(a) m/f de esquí, monitor(a) m/f de esquí
ski jump N (= action) → salto m con esquís; (= course) → pista f de salto
ski jumper Nsaltador(a) m/f de esquí
ski jumping Nsalto m de esquí
ski lift Ntelesquí m, telesilla m or f
ski mask N (US) → pasamontaña(s) m (inv)
ski pants NPLpantalones mpl de esquí
ski pole Nbastón m
ski rack Nbaca f portaesquís
ski resort Nestación f de esquí
ski run Npista f de esquí
ski slope Npista f de esquí
ski stick Nbastón m
ski suit Ntraje m de esquiar
ski trousers NPLpantalones mpl de esquí

ski

[ˈskiː]
nski m
a pair of skis → une paire de skis
modif [centre, champion, championship, club, equipment, lodge] → de ski; [jacket] → de ski; [trip] → au ski
viskier, faire du ski
Can you ski? → Tu sais skier?ski binding nfixation fski boot nchaussure f de ski

ski

nSki m; (Aviat) → Kufe f
viSki laufen or fahren; they skied down the slopesie fuhren (auf ihren Skiern) den Hang hinunter

ski

in cpdsSki-;
skibob
nSkibob m
ski boot
nSkistiefel or -schuh m
ski circuit, ski circus
nSkizirkus m

ski

:
ski jump
n (= action)Skisprung m; (= place)Sprungschanze f
ski-jumping
nSkispringen nt

ski

:
ski pants
plSkihose f
ski pass
nSkipass m
skiplane
nFlugzeug ntmit Schneekufen
ski pole

ski

:
ski rack
nSkiträger m
ski resort
nSkiort m

ski

:
ski run
nSkipiste f
ski school
nSkischule f
ski stick
nSkistock m
ski suit
nSkianzug m

ski

:
ski touring
nSkitouren nt
ski tow
nSchlepplift m

ski

[skiː]
1. nsci m inv
2. visciare
to ski down a slope → fare una discesa con gli sci
to go skiing → andare a sciare

ski

(skiː) noun
one of a pair of long narrow strips of wood etc that are attached to the feet for gliding over snow, water etc.
verbpresent participle ˈskiing ; past tense, past participle skied (skiːd)
to travel on or use skis especially as a leisure activity. He broke his leg when he was skiing.
ski-
of or for the activity of skiing. ski-suits; ski-jump.
ˈskier noun
The slope was crowded with skiers.
ˈskiing noun
Skiing is her favourite sport; (also adjective) a skiing holiday.
ˈski jump noun
1. a competition between skiers to see who will jump furthest off a steep slope.
2. a steep snow-covered slope before a sharp drop, to help skiers leap into the air.
ˈski jumper noun
ˈski jumping noun
ˈski lift noun
a cable system with chairs for carrying skiers up a slope.
ˈski pole noun
one of the two poles that skiers hold in their hands and use while skiing.
ˈski resort noun
a place that has the facilities for skiing, where people go to ski especially on holidays.
ˈski slope noun
a snowy slope where people can ski.
ˈski run noun
a slope or a track for skiing.
ˈski track/trail noun
a ski run; a path taken by skiers.
ˈski tow noun
a ski lift; a cable system for pulling skiers up a slope.

ski

مُزَحْلِق, يَتَزَحْلَقُ عَلَى الثَّلْجِ lyže, lyžovat ski, stå på ski Ski, skifahren κάνω σκι, σκι esquí, esquiar hiihtää, suksi ski, skier skijati, skije sci, sciare スキー, スキーをする 스키, 스키를 타다 ski, skiën gå på ski, ski jeździć na nartach, narta esqui, esquí, esquiar кататься на лыжах, лыжи åka skidor, skida เคลื่อนไปบนสกี, แคร่เลื่อนยาวติดกับรองเท้าใช้เล่นหิมะ kayak, kaymak trượt tuyết, ván trượt tuyết 滑雪, 滑雪橇
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