in-line skate


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in-line skate

n
(Individual Sports, other than specified) another name for Rollerblade

in′-line skate′


n.
a roller skate with typically four hard-rubber wheels in a straight line resembling the blade of an ice skate.
[1985–90]
in′-line skat′er, n.
in′-line skat′ing, n.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.in-line skate - a shoe with a line of rollers fixed to the solein-line skate - a shoe with a line of rollers fixed to the sole
Rollerblade - (trademark) an in-line skate
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
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The global leader in the in-line skate market, Rollerblade pioneered the in-line skating boom by changing the perception of in-line skates.
He made a primitive in-line skate by attaching several wooden spools, similar to the spools used for thread, to a shoe.
Other potential applications include in-line skate brakes and drive tires and rolls.
Baytec ME-120 is suited to low-pressure processing of in-line skate wheels, industrial casters, rollers, and sheet.
The precision ball bearings between the wheel and the axle in an in-line skate are the same as those used in electric motors and vacuum cleaners.
Neither the in-line skate nor its safety equipment has been on the market long.
Unlike the relatively heavy leather boot of regular skates, the boot of the in-line skate is usually made of lightweight plastic or nylon.
Applications range from adhesives and microcellular foams to in-line skate wheels and industrial casters.