roller skate


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roller skate

n.
1. A shoe or boot with a set of wheels attached to its sole for skating on hard surfaces.
2. A metal frame with a set of such wheels that is attached to the sole of a shoe.

roll′er-skate′ v.
roller skater n.
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roller skate

n
1. (Individual Sports, other than specified) a boot or shoe with four small wheels attached that enable the wearer to glide swiftly over a floor or other surface
2. (Individual Sports, other than specified) a device having clamps or straps for attaching such wheels to a boot or shoe
vb
(Individual Sports, other than specified) (intr) to move on roller skates
roller skater n
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roll′er skate`


n.
a form of skate with four wheels or rollers, for use on a sidewalk or other surface offering traction.
[1860–65, Amer.]
roll′er-skate`, v.i.
roll′er skat`er, n.
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.roller skate - a shoe with pairs of rollers fixed to the soleroller skate - a shoe with pairs of rollers fixed to the sole
roller - a small wheel without spokes (as on a roller 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
Verb1.roller skate - travel on shoes with steel or rubber rollers attached to their soles; "In some fashionable restaurants, the waiters roller skate around"
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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Toronto, Canada, January 19, 2014 --(PR.com)-- “Jersey Queens” is a short film about a group of inner city women who roller skate. The film has launched its crowd funding page at http://www.gofundme.com/jersey-queens in order to raise funds to complete production.
With a twitch of his whiskers, Pack Rat left the yo-yo and began rolling the roller skate up the hill to his house.
Though no roller skates were in sight, co-star Haley Ramm remarked, "I wish I had got to roller skate in the movie.
"I got fascinated and asked my dad to get me one roller skate because that's all we could afford," he said.
Available for free at the ticket booth, snack shop, rental counter and skate shop of most roller rinks, the stickers were originally placed on roller skate cases.
Following the brave little roller skate through his adventurous pursuit of his companion skate, Nate The Skate In Search Of His Mate is also the story of the wonderful friendships he makes including Barry the trash can, Hydro the fire hydrant, and an intriguing cast of many other interesting characters.
However, the first true roller skate is credited to Joseph Merlin, a Belgian inventor and musical craftsman.