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  Words related to slide

Related / Similar Words: glide, coast, chute, slideway, sloping trough, lantern slide, microscope slide, swoop, skid, slip, slue, slew, slither

 

Definition:
  • 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";
  • sloping channel through which things can descend;
  • a transparency mounted in a frame; viewed with a slide projector;
  • a small flat rectangular piece of glass on which specimens can be mounted for microscopic study;
  • plaything consisting of a sloping chute down which children can slide;
  • (music) rapid sliding up or down the musical scale; "the violinist was indulgent with his swoops and slides";
  • (geology) the descent of a large mass of earth or rocks or snow etc.;
  • move obliquely or sideways, usually in an uncontrolled manner; "the wheels skidded against the sidewalk";
  • to pass or move unobtrusively or smoothly; "They slid through the wicket in the big gate";
  • move smoothly along a surface; "He slid the money over to the other gambler";

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    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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