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speed skating

noun
1.
ice skating as a form of racing, usually on an oval course and against other competitors or the clock.
Also, speedskating.
Origin
1880-1885
1880-85
Related forms
speed skater, speedskater, noun
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speed skating

noun
1.
a form of ice skating in which contestants race against each other or the clock over various distances
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