What is skid?

  • (noun): A restraint provided when the brake linings are moved hydraulically against the brake drum to retard the wheel's rotation.
    Synonyms: brake shoe, shoe
    See also — Additional definitions below

Some articles on skid:

Skid Block - Typical Construction
... The Skid Block was introduced as part of the safety changes that followed Ayrton Senna's death ... As a result each Jabroc skid plank is all but identical in terms of wear rate and material density ... excessively dangerous and so the skid block was introduced to counteract this ...
Skidster - Attachments
... Bobcat skid loader clearing snow with snowblower attachment A skid steer with a power-driven auger attachment Trencher attachment Wacker Neuson skid steer loader with ... Some models of skid steer now also have an automatic attachment changer mechanism ...
Mojo Nixon And Skid Roper (album)
... Mojo Nixon and Skid Roper is the debut album from rock/psychobilly musical artists Mojo Nixon and Skid Roper, released in 1985 ...

More definitions of "skid":

  • (verb): Elevate onto skids.
  • (verb): Apply a brake or skid to.
  • (verb): Slide without control.
    Example: "The car skidded in the curve on the wet road"
  • (verb): Move obliquely or sideways, usually in an uncontrolled manner.
    Synonyms: slip, slue, slew, slide
  • (noun): One of a pair of planks used to make a track for rolling or sliding objects.