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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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The balance and grace ice skaters achieve is enhancing the overall learning experience of students of the Vernon Hills Montessori Academy, who, once a week, are learning to ice skate at Skate Room, the new indoor ice skating rink in Hawthorn Mall in Vernon Hills.
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Players only have to wear special straps - provided by Dubai Ice Rink - on to their own sneakers, thereby making it particularly appealing to those who are anxious or do not know how to ice skate but still want to comfortably enjoy the game on ice.
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The exact time and process by which humans first learned to ice skate is not known, though archeologists believe the activity was widespread.
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The Los Angeles Department of Water and Power is thrilled to provide these youngsters from the Sun Valley Recreation Center with this once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to play baseball at Dodger Stadium and ice skate outdoors at the Downtown On Ice -- all in the same day," said David Wiggs, general manager of LADWP.