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A plank used as a track on which to slide something heavy. Also: To slide without turning.

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Usage examples (37)
  • If there is ice on the road, it will cause cars to skid into each other.
  • The Mustangs (0-10, 0-7) lost their 10th in a row and their skid is the second-longest in Division I to Army's 12-game drought.
  • Its longest skid is 11 consecutive defeats in 1983.
  • The Wizards 'five-game skid is their longest of the season.
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