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Skate or Skates may refer to:

Fish

  • Skate (fish), several genera of fish belonging to the family Rajidae
  • Pygmy skates, several genera of fish belonging to the family Gurgesiellidae
  • Smooth skates or leg skates, several genera of fish belonging to the family Anacanthobatidae
  • Softnose skates, several genera of fish belonging to the family Arhynchobatidae

People

  • Bill Skate (1953 – 2006), Papua New Guinea politician
  • Ken Skates, a Welsh politician
  • Skate (rapper)

Sports

Ships

  • Skate (dinghy), national small sailboat class unique to Australia
  • HMS Skate (1895), a Victorian era destroyer of the United Kingdom
  • HMS Skate (1917), an R-class destroyer in commission from 1917 to 1947.
  • USS Skate, several submarines of the US Navy

Other

  • Skate of Marrister, Shetland
  • Skate (video game), developed by Electronic Arts for Xbox 360 and PlayStation 3
  • SKATE or Game of Skate, a skateboarding game
  • Skates!, a book by Ezra Jack Keats
  • ZTE Skate, an Android-based smartphone
  • Skate, the code name for the October 1944 Bombing of Braunschweig
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