skid


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Synonyms for skid

on the skids

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Synonyms for skid

to lose one's balance and fall or almost fall

to undergo a sharp, rapid descent in value or price

Synonyms for skid

one of a pair of planks used to make a track for rolling or sliding objects

a restraint provided when the brake linings are moved hydraulically against the brake drum to retard the wheel's rotation

an unexpected slide

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slide without control

elevate onto skids

apply a brake or skid to

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move obliquely or sideways, usually in an uncontrolled manner

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Using six feet of half-inch hydraulic hose that he found in the shed, he connected the hydraulics on the tractor to one of the lift hoses on the skid steer.
Most skids are caused by excessive driver behaviour such as coarse steering, harsh braking or acceleration, or going too fast for the circumstances," said Bill, an off-road and skid instructor at Knockhill Racing Circuit, Fife, for the past 15 years.
The aim of this research is study of skid trails density in Neka forest, Mazandaran province in Hyrcanian forest (north of Iran)
Be sure stacking pins are aligned with holes in skids
When it's time to rip out that old hedgerow and build a new fence, you can equip the skid loader with a set of tree shears and a brush cutter to remove the vegetation--if you'd rather transplant those trees, choose a tree-spade or a backhoe attachment instead.
On the skid pan at Ty Croes and, right, Malcolm Hamilton, of MH Motorsport
Mission is a nonprofit, Christian-based center that survives solely on private donations to feed, clothe, house, provide health care to and generally help homeless men and women on Los Angeles' Skid Row.
When weighing the pros and cons of wheel loaders and skid steers, a solid knowledge of a facility's individual needs is a good first step to-ward choosing between the two.
If a demo contractor or C&D recycler is constantly moving to different jobsites, the smaller, more flexible skid steer might be a more appropriate choice, advises Moore.
Mike Barkstall, of the Army's safe drivers program, points out that a skid training device offers the potential of training drivers before they are deployed and, thus, reducing vehicle rollovers in theater.
Using the brakes, accelerator and steering applies a force that can cause a skid if it overcomes the force that keeps the tyres gripped on the road surface.
Brakes screech, tires skid, and cars seem to spin out of control.
A skid can be caused even at such low speeds just by harsh acceleration, especially in wet weather.
It can also be used as temporary flooring where skid resistance is critical.