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antiskid

[an-tee-skid, an-tahy-] /ˌæn tiˈskɪd, ˌæn taɪ-/
adjective, Automotive.
1.
designed or constructed to prevent the skidding of a vehicle, especially by reducing hydraulic pressure in the brake system to prevent the brakes from locking.
Origin
1900-1905
1900-05; anti- + skid
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Examples for antiskid
  • He then applied the brakes for a fourth time and felt the antiskid system engage.
  • Crane platforms and walkways have antiskid surfaces.
  • Exhaust from jet engines during takeoff can torch epoxy antiskid coatings on the upper decks.
  • The brakes are pretty standard with antiskid for those with heavy feet.
  • antiskid material needs should be reviewed each spring.

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