Definitions of skate

  1. To move on skates.
  2. To move, as over ice, on skates.
  3. To move along the surface of ice by means of skates.
  4. large edible rays having a long snout and thick tail with pectoral fins continuous with the head; swim by undulating the edges of the pectoral fins
  5. sports equipment that is worn on the feet to enable the wearer to glide along on wheels and to be propelled by the alternate actions of the legs
  6. Any one of numerous species of large, flat elasmobranch fishes of the genus Raia, having a long, slender tail, terminated by a small caudal fin. The pectoral fins, which are large and broad and united to the sides of the body and head, give a somewhat rhombic form to these fishes. The skin is more or less spinose.
  7. A metallic runner with a frame shaped to fit the sole of a shoe, - made to be fastened under the foot, and used for moving rapidly on ice.
  8. A kind of flat fish; a metallic runner with a frame shaped to it the sole of a shoe; used for gliding rapidly over ice; wheels or rollers on a frame which fits the sole of the shoe; used for gliding rapidly over any smooth surface.
  9. Skater.
  10. A kind of sandal or frame of wood with a steel ridge under it for moving on ice.
  12. A large fiat fish belonging to the Ray family, with spikes or thorns on the back.
  13. A large flat fish.
  14. Wooden sole with a steel ridge for gliding on ice.
  15. A flat bodied fish having a pointed snout.
  16. A contrivance for the foot, enabling one to glide rapidly over ice.
  17. A sort of sandal fitted on the boot, and furnished with a steel runner to slide over ice with.
  18. A cartilaginous fish of the ray kind.
  19. A well- known flat sea- fish having spines or thorns.
  20. A piece of wood shaped for fitting on the sole of a boot or shoe, and furnished on its under side with a slip of iron, used for moving rapidly along the surface of ice.