Pronunciation: (sled'ing), [key]
1. the state of the ground permitting use of a sled: The mountain roads offer good sledding.
2. the going, or kind of travel, for sleds, as determined by ground and weather conditions.
3. a going, progress, or advance in any field: The job won't be easy sledding.
4. the act of conveying or riding on a sled.
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