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glibness | glicke | glidden | glidder | gliddery | glide | glide by | glide path | glide slope | glide-bomb | gliden

glide

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Noun, Verb (usu participle), Verb (intransitive)
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2 in 2 verses (in OT : 2 in 2 verses)

CIDE DICTIONARY

gliden. 
     The glede or kite.  [1913 Webster]
glidev. i. [AS. glīdan; akin to D. glijden, OHG. glītan, G. gleiten, Sw. glida, Dan. glide, and prob. to E. glad.].
  •  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.  [1913 Webster]
    "The river glideth at his own sweet will."  [1913 Webster]
  •  To pass with a glide, as the voice.  [1913 Webster]
  •  To move through the air by virtue of gravity or momentum; to volplane.  [Webster 1913 Suppl.]
gliden. 
  •  The act or manner of moving smoothly, swiftly, and without labor or obstruction.  [1913 Webster]
    "They prey at last ensnared, he dreadful darts,
    With rapid glide, along the leaning line.
    "  [1913 Webster]
    "Seeing Orlando, it unlink'd itself,
    And with indented glides did slip away.
    "  [1913 Webster]
  •  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, Guide to Pronunciation, 1913 Webster]
    " The on-glide of a vowel or consonant is the glidemade in passing to it, the off-glide, one made in passing from it. Glides of the other sort are distinguished as initial or final, or fore-glides and after-glides. For voice-glide, see Guide to Pronunciation, "  [1913 Webster]
  •  Movement of a glider, aëroplane, etc., through the air under gravity or its own movement.  [Webster 1913 Suppl.]

OXFORD DICTIONARY

glide, v. & n.
--v.
1 intr. (of a stream, bird, snake, ship, train, skater, etc.) move with a smooth continuous motion.
2 intr. (of an aircraft, esp. a glider) fly without engine-power.
3 intr. of time etc.: a pass gently and imperceptibly. b (often foll. by into) pass and change gradually and imperceptibly (night glided into day).
4 intr. move quietly or stealthily.
5 tr. cause to glide (breezes glided the ship on its course).
6 tr. cross in a glider.
--n.
1 a the act of gliding. b an instance of this.
2 Phonet. a gradually changing sound made in passing from one position of the speech-organs to another.
3 a gliding dance or dance-step.
4 a flight in a glider.
5 Cricket = GLANCE n. 4.

Idiom
glide clip Austral. a paper fastener made of bent wire. glide path an aircraft's line of descent to land, esp. as indicated by ground radar.
Derivative
glidingly adv.
Etymology
OE glidan f. WG

THESAURUS

glide

accented, acrobatics, advance, aerobatics, aeroplane, airlift, airplane, allophone, alveolar, apical, apico-alveolar, apico-dental, articulated, articulation, aspiration, assimilated, assimilation, avalanche, back, balloon, banking, barytone, be airborne, be effortless, be painless, bilabial, broad, cacuminal, central, cerebral, chandelle, check, checked, close, coast, coasting, consonant, consonantal, continuant, continue, crabbing, creep, cruise, dental, diphthong, dissimilated, dissimilation, dive, diving, dorsal, drift, elapse, endure, epenthetic vowel, expire, explosive, ferry, fishtailing, flat, flit, float, flow, flow on, flowing, fly, foot, front, ghost, give no trouble, gliding, glissade, glissando, glossal, glottal, glottalization, go by, go easily, go like clockwork, go on, gumshoe, guttural, hard, heavy, high, hop, hover, hydroplane, ice-skate, intonated, jet, labial, labialization, labiodental, labiovelar, landslide, landslip, lapse, laryngeal, last, lateral, lax, light, lingual, liquid, low, manner of articulation, mid, modification, monophthong, monophthongal, morphophoneme, mouse, mute, muted, narrow, nasal, nasalized, navigate, nose dive, occlusive, open, oxytone, palatal, palatalized, parasitic vowel, pass, pass by, peak, pharyngeal, pharyngealization, pharyngealized, phone, phoneme, phonemic, phonetic, phonic, pitch, pitched, plosive, plow the deep, posttonic, power dive, present no difficulties, press on, proceed, prothetic vowel, pull-up, pullout, pushdown, pussyfoot, retroflex, ride, ride the sea, roll, roll on, roller-skate, rolling, rounded, run, run its course, run on, run out, run smoothly, sail, sailing, sailplane, scud, seaplane, segmental phoneme, semivowel, shoot, sideslip, skate, skateboard, skating, ski, skid, skiing, skim, skulk, sled, sledding, sleigh, slick, slidder, slide, slide down, sliding, slink, slip, slippage, slipping, slither, slithering, snake, sneak, snowslide, snowslip, soar, soft, sonant, sonority, speech sound, spiral, stall, steal, stop, stopped, stream, stressed, strong, stunting, subsidence, surd, sweep, sweeping, syllabic, syllabic nucleus, syllabic peak, syllable, tactical maneuvers, take the air, take wing, tense, thick, throaty, toboggan, tobogganing, tonal, tonic, transition sound, triphthong, twangy, unaccented, unrounded, unstressed, velar, vocable, vocalic, vocoid, voice, voiced, voiced sound, voiceless, voiceless sound, voicing, volplane, vowel, vowellike, walk the waters, weak, wide, wing, work well, zoom

ROGET THESAURUS

glide

Course

VB elapse, lapse, flow, run, proceed, advance, pass, roll on, wear on, press on, flit, fly, slip, slide, glide, run its course, run out, expire, go by, pass by, be past.

Motion

VB be in motion, move, go, hie, gang, budge, stir, pass, flit, hover about, hover round, hover about, shift, slide, glide, roll, roll on, flow, stream, run, drift, sweep along, wander, walk, change one's place, shift one's place, change one's quarters, shift one's quarters, dodge, keep going, keep moving, put in motion, set in motion, move, impel, propel, render movable, mobilize.

Journey

VB travel, journey, course, take a journey, go a journey, take a walk, go out for walk, have a run, take the air, flit, take wing, migrate, emigrate, trek, rove, prowl, roam, range, patrol, pace up and down, traverse, scour the country, traverse the country, peragrate, circumambulate, perambulate, nomadize, wander, ramble, stroll, saunter, hover, go one's rounds, straggle, gad, gad about, expatiate, walk, march, step, tread, pace, plod, wend, go by shank's mare, promenade, trudge, tramp, stalk, stride, straddle, strut, foot it, hoof it, stump, bundle, bowl along, toddle, paddle, tread a path, take horse, ride, drive, trot, amble, canter, prance, fisk, frisk, caracoler, caracole, gallop, embark, board, set out, hit the road, get going, get underway, peg on, jog on, wag on, shuffle on, stir one's stumps, bend one's steps, bend one's course, make one's way, find one's way, wend one's way, pick one's way, pick one's way, thread one's way, plow one's way, slide, glide, coast, skim, skate, march in procession, file on, defile, go to, repair to, resort to, hie to, betake oneself to.

Navigation

VB sail, put to sea, take ship, get under way, set sail, spread sail, spread canvas, gather way, have way on, make sail, carry sail, plow the waves, plow the deep, plow the main, plow the ocean, walk the waters, navigate, warp, luff, scud, boom, kedge, drift, course, cruise, coast, hug the shore, hug the land, circumnavigate, ply the oar, row, paddle, pull, scull, punt, steam, swim, float, buffet the waves, ride the storm, skim, effleurer, dive, wade, fly, be wafted, hover, soar, flutter, jet, orbit, rocket, take wing, take a flight, take off, ascend, blast off, land, alight, wing one's flight, wing one's way, aviate, parachute, jump, glide.


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