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[non-skid] /ˈnɒnˈskɪd/
designed or constructed to prevent or reduce skidding:
nonskid tires; nonskid driveways and sidewalks.
Origin of nonskid
1905-10; non- + skid Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2015.
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  • To enjoy the caves safely and comfortably, wear shoes with nonskid soles and take a jacket.
  • Appropriate dress will probably include swimsuit, shorts, and nonskid footwear.
  • Use nonskid mats on the bottom of the bathtubs and avoid bath oils.
  • Handrails line each wall, and a nonskid floor resembling hardwood reduces the risk of falls.
  • All fish distribution trucks must be equipped with adequate steps, handholds, and nonskid walks.
  • Shoes should have a nonskid sole with less than a half inch heel.
  • The manufacturers of nonskid floor paint also use alluvial and other low-cost garnets in their products.
  • The nonskid base of the ladder rests on the scaffold board while its top rests against the tank structure.
  • To avoid introducing a tripping hazard, the mat will be nonskid and will be fastened securely to the floor.
  • Ensure that ladder steps, platforms, and walkways have nonskid surfaces.

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