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ghetto sled

slang A car that is in poor condition, typically an old one. You won't be able to drive that old ghetto sled forever, you know.
See also: ghetto, sled

sled across (something)

To traverse some substance or area while riding a sled. It was so quiet and still as we sledded across the freshly fallen snow. They're sledding across the field to bring presents to their grandparents' house.
See also: across, sled

sled down (something)

To travel on a sled from the top of something down to the bottom of it. We always go sledding down the hill behind our school whenever we get a snow day. With his leg broken, he managed to sled down the mountain by rigging his skis and jacket into a makeshift toboggan.
See also: down, sled

sled over (something)

To traverse some substance or area while riding a sled. It was so quiet and still as we sledded over the freshly fallen snow. They're sledding over the field to bring presents to their grandparents' house.
See also: over, sled

sled down something

to ride down something on a sled. I love to sled down the hill in the winter. This hill is too steep to sled down safely.
See also: down, sled

sled over something

to travel over something, such as snow, in a sled. We sledded rapidly over the fresh snow, scooting down the hill. We wanted to sled over the new snow, but we had to wait until Uncle Herman had taken a picture of it for his scrapbook.
See also: over, sled

ghetto sled

n. a junky car. He stood in front of some old ghetto sled, and said “Kizzle?”
See also: ghetto, sled
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Although the leading bobsled duo Won Yun-jong and Seo Young-woo, who used Hyundai's sled in the 2016-2017 season, finally decided to use Latvia's BTC sled for the 2018 PyeongChang Winter Olympics, the head coach denied speculation that the decision was made over the difference between the two sleds in performances.
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Caption: The Lead Sled DFT 2 allows you to eliminate a lot of the human element when testing loads and rifles, and its weight (with added lead) helps tame hard-kicking rifles so you can shoot them longer.
On top of the sled is a large box filled with concrete.
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Hyperloop conducts a successful early test of the propulsion system for its proposed high-speed transport system in the Nevada desert - accelerating a sled to 87kmph in 1.1 seconds.
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This paper discusses nineteen sled tests used to analyze hypothesized improvements to restraint system mounting geometry.