nonskid

adjective
non·​skid | \ ˌnän-ˈskid How to pronounce nonskid (audio) \

Definition of nonskid

: designed or equipped to prevent skidding

Examples of nonskid in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Are the interior stairs in good condition, with a nonskid surface? Michele Parente, sandiegouniontribune.com, "CHECKLIST: Is your home safe for seniors?," 24 Apr. 2018 Next, workers will attach the propeller and the rudder, install the electrical systems, pave the boat with a nonskid surface for cars and complete the interior. Scott Greenstone, The Seattle Times, "Meet your mate: Joining the top of new state ferry to its hull," 19 Aug. 2017 Afterward, the nursing home promised to place a nonskid pad on her chair but did not, inspectors later found. Jordan Rau, Kaiser Health News, "Half The Time, Nursing Homes Scrutinized On Safety By Medicare Are Still Treacherous," 6 July 2017 Afterward, the nursing home promised to place a nonskid pad on her chair but did not, inspectors later found. Jordan Rau, Kaiser Health News, "Half The Time, Nursing Homes Scrutinized On Safety By Medicare Are Still Treacherous," 6 July 2017 Afterward, the nursing home promised to place a nonskid pad on her chair but did not, inspectors later found. Jordan Rau, Kaiser Health News, "Half The Time, Nursing Homes Scrutinized On Safety By Medicare Are Still Treacherous," 6 July 2017 The teams were already using nonskid tape in spots on the hard surfaces of their boats, but all the AC Class yachts were then equipped with a handle at chest height at the bottom of the wing sail mast. Christopher Clarey, New York Times, "A Key Challenge for America’s Cup Crews: Don’t Fall Overboard," 24 June 2017 Afterward, the nursing home promised to place a nonskid pad on her chair but did not, inspectors later found. Jordan Rau, New York Times, "Poor Patient Care at Many Nursing Homes Despite Stricter Oversight," 5 July 2017

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First Known Use of nonskid

1904, in the meaning defined above

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“Nonskid.” The Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster Inc., https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/nonskid?pronunciation&lang=en_us&dir=n&file=nonski01. Accessed 22 November 2019.

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nonskid

adjective
How to pronounce nonskid (audio)

English Language Learners Definition of nonskid

: made to prevent slipping or skidding : not allowing something to slide

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