speed skating

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speed skating

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

speed skater n.
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speed skating

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

or speed′skat`ing,

competitive racing on ice skates, usu. done on an oval course and against other skaters or the clock.
speed′ skat`er, n.
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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
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