speed skating

or speed·skat·ing


noun

ice skating as a form of racing, usually on an oval course and against other competitors or the clock.

Origin of speed skating

First recorded in 1880–85

OTHER WORDS FROM speed skating

speed skater, speed·skat·er, noun
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British Dictionary definitions for speed skating

speed skating

noun

a form of ice skating in which contestants race against each other or the clock over various distances
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