skate

(redirected from skated round)
Also found in: Dictionary, Thesaurus.

skate,

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.
..... Click the link for more information.
.

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
References in periodicals archive ?
He looked up and released Ronaldo, who made Rio Ferdinand look like a pounds 30m Ford Escort compared to his own Ferrari engine as he skated round the outside and beat Barthez at his near post.
His comments were backed by co-chairman of the Conservative Party, Dr Liam Fox, who said the Big Conversation had skated round the real issues facing the Government.
Ashley Tait skated round the net and fired the puck home to give Coventry a 3-0 lead.