skid marks

idiom
Updated on: 15 Nov 2017

Definition of skid marks

: marks made by a skidding vehicle (as on a road)

Word by Word Definitions

skid play
  1. : one of a group of objects (such as planks or logs) used to support or elevate a structure or object

  2. : a wooden fender hung over a ship's side to protect it in handling cargo

  3. : a usually iron shoe or clog attached to a chain and placed under a wheel to prevent its turning when descending a steep hill : drag

  1. : to apply a brake or skid to : slow or halt by a skid

  2. : to haul (logs or something similar) by dragging

  3. : to haul along, slide, hoist, or store on skids

mark play marks
  1. : a boundary land

  2. : a conspicuous object serving as a guide for travelers

  3. : something (such as a line, notch, or fixed object) designed to record position

  1. : to fix or trace out the bounds or limits of

  2. : to plot the course of : chart

  3. : to set apart by or as if by a line or boundary

  1. : any of various old European units of weight used especially for gold and silver

  2. : a unit of value:

  3. : an old English unit equal to 13s 4d

  1. : an early Jewish Christian traditionally identified as the writer of the Gospel of Mark —called also John Mark

  2. : the second Gospel (see 1gospel 1) in the New Testament — see Bible Table

  3. : a king of Cornwall, uncle of Tristram, and husband of Isolde


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