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glide

 
Noun glide has 3 senses
  1. semivowel, glide - a vowel-like sound that serves as a consonant
    --1 is a kind of phone, speech sound, sound
    --1 has particulars: palatal
  2. slide, glide, coast - 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 is a kind of motion, movement, move
    --2 has particulars: skid, slip, sideslip
    Derived forms: verb glide3, verb glide1
  3. glide, gliding, sailplaning, soaring, sailing - the activity of flying a glider
    --3 is a kind of flight, flying
    --3 has particulars: hang gliding; parasailing
    Derived form: verb glide2
Verb glide has 3 senses
  1. glide - move smoothly and effortlessly
    --1 is one way to
    travel, go, move, locomote
    Derived forms: noun glide2, noun glider1
    Sample sentence:
    The cars glide down the avenue
  2. glide - fly in or as if in a glider plane
    --2 is one way to
    fly, aviate, pilot
    Derived forms: noun glide3, noun glider1, noun gliding1
    Sample sentences:
    Something ----s
    Somebody ----s
  3. glide - cause to move or pass silently, smoothly, or imperceptibly
    --3 is one way to
    move, displace
    Derived form: noun glide2
    Sample sentence:
    They glide the car down the avenue
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