Definitions for slide

Definitions for (noun) slide

Main entry: slide, glide, coast

Definition: the act of moving smoothly along a surface while remaining in contact with it

Usage: his slide didn't stop until the bottom of the hill; the children lined up for a coast down the snowy slope

Main entry: chute, slide, slideway, sloping trough

Definition: sloping channel through which things can descend

Main entry: slide, lantern slide

Definition: a transparency mounted in a frame; viewed with a slide projector

Main entry: microscope slide, slide

Definition: a small flat rectangular piece of glass on which specimens can be mounted for microscopic study

Main entry: slide, sliding board, playground slide

Definition: plaything consisting of a sloping chute down which children can slide

Main entry: swoop, slide

Definition: (music) rapid sliding up or down the musical scale

Usage: the violinist was indulgent with his swoops and slides

Main entry: slide

Definition: (geology) the descent of a large mass of earth or rocks or snow etc.

Definitions for (verb) slide

Main entry: skid, slew, slide, slip, slue

Definition: move obliquely or sideways, usually in an uncontrolled manner

Usage: the wheels skidded against the sidewalk

Main entry: slide, slither

Definition: to pass or move unobtrusively or smoothly

Usage: They slid through the wicket in the big gate

Main entry: slide

Definition: move smoothly along a surface

Usage: He slid the money over to the other gambler

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