A sled is a type of sliding vehicle.
SLED or Sled may also refer to:
- Superluminescent diode
- Single Large Expensive Disk, technical jargon in computer storage for a single drive as opposed to a RAID
- The SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop operating system
- SLED, an acronym for State and Local Government and Education
- South Carolina Law Enforcement Division
- Sled Lake, Saskatchewan
- Sled Island
- Sled Allen (1886–1959), baseballer
- Sled Reynolds, animal trainer
Sled (TV series)
Sled (translated as Trace; ) is a Russian crime drama television series about employees of Federal Expert Service ('FES'), the fictional organization. It was broadcast on the Channel One Russia from September 3, 2007 till August 25, 2011 (Monday – Thursday, night TV broadcast). According to Alexander Levin, Producer, the idea of the TV-series belonged to Konstantin Ernst. From September 5, 2011 premiere episodes broadcast on Petersburg – Channel 5, and show has high ratings.
Douglas Harper's Etymology Dictionary
early 14c., "a dragged vehicle used for transport of heavy goods," from Middle Dutch sledde "sled," from Proto-Germanic *slid- (cognates: Old Saxon slido, Old Norse sleði, Danish slæde, Swedish släde, Old High German slito, German Schlitten "sledge"), from the same root as Old English slidan (see slide (v.)). Not found in Old English. In reference to a sleigh used for travel or recreation, it is attested from 1580s, now mainly American English.
"transport on a sled," 1718; "ride on a sled," 1780, from sled (n.). Related: Sledded; sledding.
The Collaborative International Dictionary
Sled \Sled\ (sl[e^]d), n. [Akin to D. slede, G. schlitten, OHG. slito, Icel. sle[eth]i, Sw. sl["a]de, Dan. sl[ae]de, and E. slide, v. See Slide, and cf. Sledge a vehicle, Sleigh.]
A vehicle on runners, used for conveying loads over the snow or ice; -- in England called sledge.
A small, light vehicle with runners, used, mostly by young persons, for sliding on snow or ice.
Sled \Sled\, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Sledded; p. pr. & vb. n. Sledding.] To convey or transport on a sled; as, to sled wood or timber.
n. 1 A small, light vehicle with runners, used, mostly by young persons, for sliding on snow or ice. (qualifier: A "sled" in this sense is not pulled by an animal as a "sleigh" is.) 2 (context US English) A vehicle on runners, used for conveying loads over the snow or ice. (qualifier: contrast "sleigh", which is larger) vb. To ride a sled.
Usage examples of "sled".
Then Delta-One would load all of them on the sled, drag them several hundred yards off course, reattached their belay lines and arrange the bodies.
A bitter smile cracked open her lip: she would trade the professional opportunity of a lifetime for an operational SLIC and the sight of Danner and a squad of Mirrors humming over the snow on their sleds.
Inside her hood, Danner kept her eyes slitted against the flakes and half walked, half ran across the grass to the sled.
Silent and sinister, its base-shrouded in fog, the berg loomed above Forte and his jet sled like a Matterhorn suspended in space.
Hell, when I attacked the pastel towers back on Golgotha, they shot my gravity sled out of the sky and then set fire to me, and I still walked away from it.
These controls were remarkably simple, and I had long-since memorized the instructions given me by Hoom for the operation of the sled.
Dance that Verity felt like doing now was like the cocoon, in its quality of bliss, and even more like, she realized, the plain and constant bliss of Meetings, of a thousand Meetings, and the food she had been advertising at Shaker Hill had been a type of heaven, the heaven within every human brain, which could be reached through kinesis, through particular and repeated motion, sacred, movement as prayer, and she was moving and now the food was simply pure light, and memories of Blaze, of his arms around her one night in the snow when they had been out sledding and the moon was full and they were so very happy with Bear Creek rushing along beside them.
He would need only seven dogs to pull the sled: Bodi, Luyu, Kono, Siegfried, Noe, Atal, and his best friend, Jiro.
I stepped off the sled and ran up to Minnie and Lightening to say good-bye.
Here the heavy sleds slid along as if loadless, and we broke into a run.
There was a vac sled, an emgee maneuvering harness, a skintight suit with recycling gear and extra oxy bottles.
The Solar Guard officer referred to the lead-lined jet sled that removed the reactant piles from all ships that were to be laid up for longer than three days.
Beneath ice-glazed boulders and fir trees heavy with snow, Yuri and Wicent, and Liam, Seif, Haidar, Jinje and the other men of the Manwelina, had their sleds belly-up towards the still dark sky.
Beneath ice-glazed boulders and fir trees heavy with snow, Yuri and Wicent, and Liam, Seif, Haidal, Jinje and the other men of the Manwelina, had their sleds belly-up towards the still dark sky.
Despite these distractions, with each mile we sledded, we drew closer to the Timekeeper.