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Definition:

  1. [noun] one of a pair of planks used to make a track for rolling or sliding objects

  2. [noun] a restraint provided when the brake linings are moved hydraulically against the brake drum to retard the wheel's rotation
    Synonyms: brake shoe, shoe

  3. [noun] an unexpected slide
    Synonyms: slip, sideslip

  4. [verb] slide without control; "the car skidded in the curve on the wet road"

  5. [verb] elevate onto skids

  6. [verb] apply a brake or skid to

  7. [verb] move obliquely or sideways, usually in an uncontrolled manner; "the wheels skidded against the sidewalk"
    Synonyms: slip, slue, slew, slide

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