speed skating

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speed skating

n.
Competitive racing on speed skates, usually around an oval course.

speed skater n.

speed skating

n
1. (Ice Skating) a form of ice skating in which contestants race against each other or the clock over various distances

speed′ skat`ing

or speed′skat`ing,


n.
competitive racing on ice skates, usu. done on an oval course and against other skaters or the clock.
[1880–85]
speed′ skat`er, n.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.speed skating - competitive skating on speed skates (usually around an oval course)speed skating - competitive skating on speed skates (usually around an oval course)
skating - the sport of gliding on skates
Translations
patinage de vitesse
References in periodicals archive ?
Heather Bergsma of High Point will be competing in long track speed skating.
In the men's 5,000 metres short track speed skating final, theUnited Statesfinished second to claim their only medal in either short track or traditional long track speed skating at theSochiOlympics.