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nonskid

[ non-skid ]
/ ˈnɒnˈskɪd /
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adjective

designed or constructed to prevent or reduce skidding: nonskid tires; nonskid driveways and sidewalks.

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Origin of nonskid

First recorded in 1905–10; non- + skid
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