As verbs the difference between skid and skied
is that skid
is to slide in an uncontrolled manner as in a car with the brakes applied too hard while skied
) or skied
can be (sky
As a noun skid
is an out-of-control sliding motion as would result from applying the brakes too hard in a car.
An out-of-control sliding motion as would result from applying the brakes too hard in a car.
A shoe or clog, as of iron, attached to a chain, and placed under the wheel of a wagon to prevent its turning when descending a steep hill; a drag; a skidpan.
(by extension) A hook attached to a chain, used for the same purpose.
A piece of timber or other material used as a support, or to receive pressure.
# A runner of a sled.
- Just before hitting the guardrail the driver was able to regain control and pull out of the skid .
# A ski-shaped runner or supporting surface as found on a helicopter or other aircraft in place of wheels.
- In the hours before daylight he sharpened the skids and tightened the lashings to prepare for the long dogsled journey.
# A basic platform for the storage and transport of goods, machinery or equipment, later developed into the pallet.
- Due to frequent arctic travel, the plane was equipped with long skids for snow and ice landings.
# (nautical, in the plural) Large fenders hung over a vessel's side to protect it when handling cargo.
- He unloaded six skids of boxes from the truck.
# One of a pair of horizontal rails or timbers for supporting anything, such as a boat or barrel.
* on the skids
* skid mark
To slide in an uncontrolled manner as in a car with the brakes applied too hard.
To protect or support with a skid or skids.
To cause to move on skids.
To check or halt (wagon wheels, etc.) with a skid.
- They skidded around the corner and accelerated up the street.
- (Charles Dickens)