What is ski?

  • (verb): Move along on skis.
    Example: "We love to ski the Rockies"
    See also — Additional definitions below

Ski

A ski is narrow strip of wood, plastic, metal or combination thereof worn underfoot to glide over snow. Substantially longer than wide and characteristically employed in pairs, skis are attached to boots with bindings, either with a free, lockable, or permanently secured heel.

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More definitions of "ski":

  • (noun): Narrow wood or metal or plastic runners used for gliding over snow.
    Synonyms: skis

Famous quotes containing the word ski:

    The goal for all blind skiers is more freedom. You don’t have to see where you’re going, as long as you go. In skiing, you ski with your legs and not with your eyes. In life, you experience things with your mind and your body. And if you’re lacking one of the five senses, you adapt.
    Lorita Bertraun, Blind American skier. As quoted in WomenSports magazine, p. 29 (January 1976)