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ice skate

n.
A shoe or light boot with a metal runner or blade fitted to the sole, used for skating on ice.

ice′-skate′ v.
ice skater n.

ice skate

n
1. (Individual Sports, other than specified) a boot having a steel blade fitted to the sole to enable the wearer to glide swiftly over ice
2. (Individual Sports, other than specified) the steel blade on such a boot or shoe
vb
(Individual Sports, other than specified) (intr) to glide swiftly over ice on ice skates
ˈice-ˌskater n

ice′ skate`


n.
1. a shoe fitted with a metal blade for skating on ice.
[1895–1900]
ice′-skate`, v.i.
ice′ skat`er, n.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.ice skate - skate consisting of a boot with a steel blade fitted to the soleice skate - skate consisting of a boot with a steel blade fitted to the sole
blade - the part of the skate that slides on the ice
figure skate - an ice skate worn for figure skating; has a slightly curved blade and a row of jagged points at the front of the blade
hockey skate - an ice skate worn for playing hockey; has a short blade and a strong boot to protect the feet and ankles
rocker - an ice skate with a curved blade
skate - sports equipment that is worn on the feet to enable the wearer to glide along and to be propelled by the alternate actions of the legs
racing skate, speed skate - an ice skate with a long blade; worn for racing
Verb1.ice skate - move along on ice skates
athletics, sport - an active diversion requiring physical exertion and competition
skate - move along on skates; "The Dutch often skate along the canals in winter"
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