an airplane equipped with skis to enable it to land on and take off from snow.
an aircraft fitted with skis to enable it to land on and take off from snow
- Skip off
verb 1. (intransitive, adverb) (Brit, informal) to leave work, school, etc, early or without authorization
noun 1. a slender pole or stick, usually with a metal point at one end, a loop for the hand at the other, and a disk near the lower end to prevent its sinking into snow, used in skiing to gain momentum, maintain balance, execute certain jumps, etc.
adjective 1. able to be skipped, omitted, or passed over without loss; unimportant.
verb (used without object), skipped, skipping. 1. to move in a light, springy manner by bounding forward with alternate hops on each foot. 2. to pass from one point, thing, subject, etc., to another, disregarding or omitting what intervenes: He skipped through the book quickly. 3. to go away hastily and secretly; flee without notice. […]