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sled·ding

 (slĕd′ĭng)
n.
1. The act of using a sled.
2. Conditions conducive to the use of a sled.
3. Informal A specific kind of progress toward a goal; the going: "The plan faces tough sledding in Congress, although it may still be instituted by a presidential decree" (Clifford Krauss).

sled•ding

(ˈslɛd ɪŋ)

n.
1. the state of the ground permitting use of a sled.
2. the act of conveying or riding on a sled.
3. progress or advance in any field: The job won't be easy sledding.
[1675–85, Amer.]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.sledding - the sport of riding on a sled or sleighsledding - the sport of riding on a sled or sleigh
tobogganing - riding on a long light sled with low handrails
bobsledding - riding on a bobsled
athletics, sport - an active diversion requiring physical exertion and competition
2.sledding - advancing toward a goal; "persuading him was easy going"; "the proposal faces tough sledding"
accomplishment, achievement - the action of accomplishing something
Translations
sáňkování
slædekørsel
rekiajelu
sanjkanje
スレッジング
썰매 타기
åka släde
การเล่นเลื่อนหิมะ
việc đi bằng xe trượt tuyết

sledding

تَزَلُّج sáňkování slædekørsel Rodeln διαδρομή με έλκηθρο transporte en trineo rekiajelu luge sanjkanje slitta スレッジング 썰매 타기 sleeën sledekjøring sanie trenó катание на санях åka släde การเล่นเลื่อนหิมะ kızak kaymak việc đi bằng xe trượt tuyết 乘坐雪橇
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