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  1. semivowel, glide(noun)

    a vowellike sound that serves as a consonant

  2. slide, glide, coast(noun)

    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. glide, gliding, sailplaning, soaring, sailing(verb)

    the activity of flying a glider

  4. glide(verb)

    move smoothly and effortlessly

  5. glide(verb)

    fly in or as if in a glider plane

  6. glide(verb)

    cause to move or pass silently, smoothly, or imperceptibly

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  1. glide(Noun)

    The act of gliding.

  2. glide(Noun)

    Semivowel

  3. glide(Noun)

    An attack or preparatory movement made by sliding down the opponentu2019s blade, keeping it in constant contact.

  4. glide(Verb)

    To move softly, smoothly, or effortlessly.

  5. glide(Verb)

    To fly unpowered, as of an aircraft.

  6. glide(Verb)

    To cause to glide.

  7. Origin: From glīdan, from West Germanic. Cognate with Dutch glijden, German gleiten.

Webster DictionaryRate this definition:(0.00 / 0 votes)

  1. Glide(noun)

    the glede or kite

  2. Glide(verb)

    to move gently and smoothly; to pass along without noise, violence, or apparent effort; to pass rapidly and easily, or with a smooth, silent motion, as a river in its channel, a bird in the air, a skater over ice

  3. Glide(verb)

    to pass with a glide, as the voice

  4. Glide(noun)

    the act or manner of moving smoothly, swiftly, and without labor or obstruction

  5. Glide(noun)

    a transitional sound in speech which is produced by the changing of the mouth organs from one definite position to another, and with gradual change in the most frequent cases; as in passing from the begining to the end of a regular diphthong, or from vowel to consonant or consonant to vowel in a syllable, or from one component to the other of a double or diphthongal consonant (see Guide to Pronunciation, // 19, 161, 162). Also (by Bell and others), the vanish (or brief final element) or the brief initial element, in a class of diphthongal vowels, or the brief final or initial part of some consonants (see Guide to Pronunciation, // 18, 97, 191)

  6. Origin: [AS. gldan; akin to D. glijden, OHG. gltan, G. gleiten, Sw. glida, Dan. glide, and prob. to E. glad.]

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  1. Glide

    Glide is a census-designated place in Douglas County, Oregon, United States. The population was 1,795 at the 2010 census.


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