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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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I used to train on the centre while the public skated around the outside.
Cardiff poured on the pressure just after the interval, but former Nottingham Forest star Glover dealt the perfect sucker punch on 63 minutes as he skated around Young and Hallworth to net from an acute angle.
He was taking longer than I expected so being a sponsored skater and always having a board with me, I skated around.
Chistov won the puck from Detroit defenseman Chris Chelios behind the goal, skated around the front and banked a shot off goalie Curtis Joseph.
Macdonald skated around the back of the Bees net, pulling Greer out of position before picking out Ward at the edge of the crease and he finished, planting the puck under the body of the sprawling goalie.
Richard Appleby, sporting a flamboyant new hairstyle, appeared Swans' best goal hope and on 63 minutes he skated around Mark Warren and Matt Lockwood before slicing an 18 yard left-foot drive just, agonisingly, wide of Chris MacKenzie's far post.
Six minutes later, Forsberg took a pass from Sakic, skated around Potvin, who stopped 28 of 32 shots, and tucked it in between the post and Potvin's left leg.
Just in the downtown area alone, Melbourne is chocked with spots and we kept running into things to shred every time we drove or skated around.
Two minutes later, it was Forsberg, who took a pass from Sakic, skated around Potvin - who stopped 28 of 32 shots - and tucked in between the post and his left leg.
Dustin skated around like a true Piss Drunx, with ollie over frontside crooks and kick flick over nose to fakie on the hubba funbox.
Bradbury was so far back of the pack, he easily skated around his tumbling adversaries and crossed the finish line.
Vancouver was the place that I wanted to be, just from the spots that I'd seen when I came out and skated around.