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fish: see rayray,
extremely flat-bodied cartilaginous marine fish, related to the shark. The pectoral fins of most rays are developed into broad, flat, winglike appendages, attached all along the sides of the head; the animal swims by rippling movements of these wings.
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skate

[skāt]
(vertebrate zoology)
Any of various batoid elasmobranchs in the family Rajidae which have flat bodies with winglike pectoral fins and a slender tail with two small dorsal fins.

skate

1
2. the steel blade or runner of an ice skate
3. such a blade fitted with straps for fastening to a shoe
4. a current collector on an electric railway train that collects its current from a third rail

skate

2
any large ray of the family Rajidae, of temperate and tropical seas, having flat pectoral fins continuous with the head, two dorsal fins, a short spineless tail, and a long snout
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We also agreed to meet up with Dave the next day, and we skated the four seasons park until 4:00am.
So you skated Pizzey with your friends when you were a kid?
But it was Arakawa who skated the night's only clean program to become Japan's first Olympic gold medalist in figure skating and first medalist of the Turin Games.
They wanted to do something that was different from most competitive programs," explains Miller, who skated with John Curry's company in the 1980s and now choreographs for many professional skaters and the Stars on Ice tour.
Well I skated a lot, traveled around the world a lot, filmed a lot, and pretty much lived a life of leisure.
We all skated tough, then Dirty and the Donuts started it off.
They skated wonderfully, but based on what the criteria is for presentation, there was enough room that you could argue for the Russians.
There was a Phelps look-a-like doing damage on the back-and-forth vert section, and the two mini local kids skated so damn gnarly it put everyone to shame.
World champions Elena Berezhnaya and Anaton Siharulidze skated another smooth, elegant program to take the lead.
In the winter when the skate bug would hit we walked into the underground parkades (heated if we were lucky) and skated whatever we could find.
It's great to come back here and let the kids know that you can do anything you set your mind to,'' Ness said during a visit to the Valencia Ice Station, where he skated with about 60 children from local YMCA groups.