Skid

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Skid may refer to:

  • Modular process skid, a transportable “system in a box”
  • Skid, a type of pallet, a metal, wood or plastic platform for holding machinery or equipment. Some pallets have planks across the bottom level, flush with the floor, but a skid has no planks along the full length or width to form a bottom level on the floor.
  • Skid (aerodynamic), an outward side-slip in an aircraft turn
  • Skid steering, a method of steering in which wheels or tracks are skidded sideways
  • Skid mark, a mark left where two surfaces rub against each other, especially a locked vehicle wheel on the road
  • Skid, a sled runner
  • Skid row, a neighborhood with a large number of vagrant people
  • Skid, a type of fairground ride
  • Short-term for script kiddie


In logging
  • Skid road, a log path for removal of logs from a hilly forest
  • Skidder, a vehicle used in a logging operation for pulling cut trees out of a forest

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