• IPA: /ˈskeɪtɪŋ/
  1. present participle of skate#English|skate

skating (uncountable)

  1. The action of moving along a surface (ice or ground) using skates.
  2. (uncountable) The sport of moving along a surface using skates.
  3. (skiing, uncountable) A method of propulsion, where one moves similar to how a skater propels themselves. A technique in skiing, where a ski is planted diagonally, to push off of, and one slides forward on the ski facing straight foward, and then repeats the process with the swapping of the feet's actions.
  • French: glisse, patinage
  • German: Schlittschuhlaufen, Skaten, Eislaufen
  • Italian: pattinaggio
  • Portuguese: patinação (Brazil), patinagem (Portugal)
  • Russian: ката́ние на конька́х
  • Spanish: patinaje

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