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  Definition of glide
  1. the activity of flying a glider
  2. the act of moving smoothly along a surface while remaining in contact with it; "his slide didn''t stop until the bottom of the hill"; "the children lined up for a coast down the snowy slope"
  3. a vowel-like sound that serves as a consonant
  4. move smoothly and effortlessly
  5. cause to move or pass silently, smoothly, or imperceptibly
  6. fly in or as if in a glider plane
Similar Words: gliding, sailplaning, soaring, sailing, slide, coast, semivowel

 

See Also: elapse, lapse, pass, slip by, glide by, slip away, go by, slide by, go along

 

Hyponyms: hang gliding, parasailing, skid, slip, sideslip, palatal, slue, slew, slide, coast, skitter, snake, skate, plane, skim, surf, kite, sailplane, soar

 

Derivational Morphology: hang glide, soar, sailplane, coast, slide, skid, slip, slue, slew, glider, gliding, sailplaning, soaring, sailing

 

Anagrams: gelid

 

 
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