Definition of skating
: the act, art, or sport of gliding on skates
Examples of skating in a Sentence
No skating is allowed in the parking lot.
We used to go skating on the pond every winter.
Recent Examples of skating from the Web
Though the original didn’t hang around for long, write Jepson and Porges, technology continued to develop and the idea of an artificial skating rink wasn’t forgotten.
The Olympic skating season begins in Kearns, Utah, at the Utah Olympic Oval on Aug. 19-20 with the men and women's Short Track World Cup Team Qualifier.
Raymond Gilbert and Khalil Gilbert sport matching outfits at a skating rink.
In addition to millions of square feet of retail, the project would include an indoor ski slope, a water park, a submarine ride attraction, a skating rink, 2,000 hotel rooms, theaters, a performing arts center and places to eat and drink.
The High Camp lodge provides access to the Olympic Museum, dining, poolside fun, roller skating and is a launching point for mountaintop hikes, disc golf or general exploration.
The median cost of an experience is $200 to $500 per person, and options span categories such as art, music, surfing, skating, food, fitness and fashion.
Also: ice skating*, indoor climbing gyms, gymnastics classes (two words: supervised trampoline), kiddie music/dance classes, rec soccer, children’s museum membership, Ikea Smaland, martial arts.
The Emmy award-winning technology has also been used for shooting sporting events like speed skating at the Nagano Olympics.
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First Known Use of skating
SKATING Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of skating for English Language Learners
: the activity or sport of gliding on skates or a skateboard
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