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free skate

noun, Figure Skating.
a freestyle competition with no required elements, in which skaters perform an original program of jumps, spins, sequences, etc., to music of their choice.
Also called free skating. Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2018.
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  • This is the mastery which produces in free skating that "melting" of one figure into another which so hypnotises the onlooker.

    Woman as Decoration

    Emily Burbank
British Dictionary definitions for free skating

free skating

either the short programme of specified movements or the long programme chosen by a skater in a figure-skating competition
Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition
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free skate

noun phrase

Something simple and easy; picnic, piece of cake: This lawsuit isn't a free skate

[1990s+; fr the skating-rink custom of occasionally allowing an unpaid period of skating]

The Dictionary of American Slang, Fourth Edition by Barbara Ann Kipfer, PhD. and Robert L. Chapman, Ph.D.
Copyright (C) 2007 by HarperCollins Publishers.
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