skid - definition and synonyms

noun [countable] 

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/skɪd/
singularskid
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  1. 1

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    a sudden uncontrolled slide across the ground, especially by a vehicle

    The car went into a skid (=started to skid) on the icy road.

  2. 2
    a part on the bottom of an aircraft that helps it to land