in-line skate

noun

Definition of in-line skate

: a roller skate whose wheels are set in-line for greater speed and maneuverability

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Other Words from in-line skate

in-line skater noun
in-line skating noun

Examples of in-line skate in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Rollerblade Women's Zetrablade Inline Skates Best for newbies looking to skate casually, these in-line skates deliver comfort, support, and stability at a more affordable price point. Taylyn Washington-harmon, Health.com, "Is Roller Skating a Good Workout? 5 Top-Rated Roller Skates to Help You Feel the Burn," 29 May 2020 Parents did their best to keep the kids apart, but there was only so much space for the scooters, bicycles, skateboards and in-line skates. New York Times, "The Toilet Paper Had Armed Guards, and Other Coronavirus Stories," 24 Mar. 2020 Roll around on regular or in-line skates to music, play arcade games and snack on pizza and soda. Arizona Republic, azcentral, "Summer in Arizona: Locals share 100 fun ways to survive the 100-degree heat in Phoenix," 1 July 2019 Attendees are encouraged to bring lawn chairs and blankets, but no private alcohol, glass containers, skates, scooters,in-line skates or skateboards are allowed downtown during the events. Chuck Fieldman, chicagotribune.com, "Clarendon Hills residents take advantage of nice weather for Dancin' in the Street concerts," 29 June 2018 Walnut Creek Trail Seven miles of wide, flat bike-friendly concrete paths are ideal for runners, road bikes, and in-line skates. Condé Nast Traveler, "9 Best Hikes in Austin," 28 Feb. 2018 Steve Koopmann notes that the popularity of in-line skates, which became popular in the 1990s, had a notable impact on the industry. Jeff Montgomery, The Seattle Times, "Skating rink serves eastern Iowa community for over 40 years," 13 Jan. 2018 Because of safety concerns, no strollers, in-line skates or similar devices permitted. Chris Barlow, Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, "With a new year upon us, try these 7 interesting and new workout options in Milwaukee area," 3 Jan. 2018 Roll around on regular or in-line skates to music, play arcade games and snack on pizza and soda. Arizona Republic, azcentral, "Summer in Arizona: Locals share 100 fun ways to survive the 100-degree heat in Phoenix," 1 July 2019

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First Known Use of in-line skate

1987, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of in-line skate was in 1987

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“In-line skate.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/in-line%20skate. Accessed 6 Aug. 2020.

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in-line skate

noun

English Language Learners Definition of in-line skate

: a shoe with wheels set in a straight line on the bottom that is used for skating

in-line skate

noun
\ ˈin-ˈlīn- \

Kids Definition of in-line skate

: a roller skate whose wheels are set in a line one behind the other

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