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n., v. skid•ded, skid•ding. n.
When something slides, it moves smoothly over a surface.
The past tense and past participle of slide is slid, not 'slided'.
You do not use 'slide' to describe the movement of a vehicle when its wheels move sideways on a wet or icy road. The word you use is skid.
Past participle: skidded
|Noun||1.||skid - one of a pair of planks used to make a track for rolling or sliding objects|
|2.||skid - a restraint provided when the brake linings are moved hydraulically against the brake drum to retard the wheel's rotation|
brake lining - the lining on the brake shoes that comes in contact with the brake drum
drum brake - hydraulic brake in which friction is applied to the inside of a spinning drum by the brake shoe
|3.||skid - an unexpected slide|
|Verb||1.||skid - slide without control; "the car skidded in the curve on the wet road"|
|2.||skid - elevate onto skids|
|3.||skid - apply a brake or skid to|
brake - cause to stop by applying the brakes; "brake the car before you go into a curve"
|4.||skid - move obliquely or sideways, usually in an uncontrolled manner; "the wheels skidded against the sidewalk"|
submarine - move forward or under in a sliding motion; "The child was injured when he submarined under the safety belt of the car"
skid - slide without control; "the car skidded in the curve on the wet road"
side-slip - slide sideways through the air in a downward direction in an airplane along an inclined lateral axis
glide - move smoothly and effortlessly
it went skidding across the floor → se deslizó velozmente sobre el suelo
to skid into → dar con or contra
I skidded into a tree → patiné y di contra un árbol, de un patinazo di contra un árbol
the car skidded to a halt → el coche patinó y paró
to go into a skid → slittare, sbandare
to get out of a skid, to correct a skid → riprendere controllo del veicolo