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Definition of Skate

Skate

  1. A metallic runner with a frame shaped to fit the sole of a shoe, -- made to be fastened under the foot, and used for moving rapidly on ice.
  2. To move on skates.
  3. Any one of numerous species of large, flat elasmobranch fishes of the genus Raia, having a long, slender tail, terminated by a small caudal fin. The pectoral fins, which are large and broad and united to the sides of the body and head, give a somewhat rhombic form to these fishes. The skin is more or less spinose.

Skate Quotations

I skate to where the puck is going to be, not where it has been.
Wayne Gretzky

I trip walking down the stairs, but I can skate them probably.
Shaun White

My whole life has been the skate life. I don't really remember doing anything besides skateboarding.
Ryan Sheckler

A wave isn't like a skate ramp or mountain; everything's moving around and you have to time how to move along with it. That's easier with a slow wave.
Kelly Slater

Any eyes on me - a late-night street sweeper, some dude texting in his parked car, the homeless guy talking to himself - make me feel uncomfortable when I skate. Everyone expects me to do certain things.
Rodney Mullen
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Skate Translations

skate in Dutch is schaats, glijmiddel
skate in French is patin
skate in German is Schlittschuh
skate in Portuguese is patim
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