anti-skid

adjective
an·​ti-skid | \ ˌan-tē-ˈskid How to pronounce anti-skid (audio) , ˌan-tī- \
variants: or antiskid

Definition of anti-skid

: designed to prevent skidding an anti-skid surface The brakes, which employ a special computerized antiskid mechanism, have been mandatory since early this year, when a federal safety regulation calling for more stringent braking standards for trucks and buses went into effect.— John D. Williams

First Known Use of anti-skid

1903, in the meaning defined above

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“Anti-skid.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/anti-skid. Accessed 26 Sep. 2021.

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