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  Definition of slide
  1. 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"
  2. sloping channel through which things can descend
  3. a transparency mounted in a frame; viewed with a slide projector
  4. a small flat rectangular piece of glass on which specimens can be mounted for microscopic study
  5. plaything consisting of a sloping chute down which children can slide
  6. (music) rapid sliding up or down the musical scale; "the violinist was indulgent with his swoops and slides"
  7. (geology) the descent of a large mass of earth or rocks or snow etc.
  8. move obliquely or sideways, usually in an uncontrolled manner; "the wheels skidded against the sidewalk"
  9. to pass or move unobtrusively or smoothly; "They slid through the wicket in the big gate"
  10. move smoothly along a surface; "He slid the money over to the other gambler"
Similar Words: glide, coast, chute, slideway, sloping trough, lantern slide, microscope slide, swoop, skid, slip, slue, slew, slither

 

See Also: stumble, slip up, trip up, slump, slide down, sink, elapse, lapse, pass, slip by, glide by, slip away, go by, slide by, go along

 

Hyponyms: skid, slip, sideslip, coal chute, water chute, avalanche, landslide, landslip, submarine, side-slip

 

Part Meronyms: playground

 

Derivational Morphology: coast, glide, skid, slip, slue, slew, swoop, slider, sideslip, luger

 

Anagrams: sidle

 

Language Translations:
Chinese:   Dutch: glijden  
Finnish: liukua   French: glisser  
German: gleiten   Hungarian: csúsz  
Italian: scivolare   Japanese: 滑る  
Korean: 미끄러지다   Portuguese: deslizar  
Russian: скользить   Slovene: drseti  
Spanish: resbalar   Swedish: glida  
 
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