Definitions and meaning of slide slide
Middle English sliden, from Old English slīdan ( “ to slide ” ), from Proto-Germanic *slīdaną ( “ to slide, glide ” ), from Proto-Indo-European *sléydʰ-e-ti, from *sleydʰ- ( “ slippery ” ). Cognate with Old High German slītan ( “ to slide ” ) (whence German schlittern), Middle Low German slīden ( “ to slide ” ), Middle Dutch slīden ( “ to slide ” ) (whence Dutch slijderen, frequentative of now obsolete slijden), Vedic Sanskrit स्रेधति ( srédhati, “ to err, blunder ” ).
slide ( third-person singular simple present slides, present participle sliding, simple past slid, past participle slid or ( archaic ) slidden)
( ergative ) To (cause to) move in continuous contact with a surface
He slid the boat across the grass.
The safe slid slowly. Snow slides down the side of a mountain.
( intransitive ) To move on a low-friction surface.
The car slid on the ice. (Can we date this quote by Waller and provide title, author's full name, and other details?)
They bathe in summer, and in winter slide.
( intransitive , baseball ) To drop down and skid into a base.
Jones slid into second.
( intransitive ) To lose one’s balance on a slippery surface.
He slid while going around the corner.
( transitive ) To pass or put imperceptibly; to slip.
to slide in a word to vary the sense of a question
( intransitive , obsolete ) To pass inadvertently.
Beware thou slide not by it.
( intransitive ) To pass along smoothly or unobservedly; to move gently onward without friction or hindrance.
A ship or boat slides through the water.
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Ages shall slide away without perceiving.
( music ) To pass from one note to another with no perceptible cessation of sound. To pass out of one's thought as not being of any consequence.
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With good hope let he sorrow slide. (Can we date this quote by Philip Sidney and provide title, author's full name, and other details?)
With a calm carelessness letting everything slide.
Descendants → Japanese: スライド ( suraido )
slide ( plural slides)
An item of play equipment that children can climb up and then slide down again.
A surface of ice, snow, butter, etc. on which someone can slide for amusement or as a practical joke.
(Can we find and add a quotation of Charles Dickens to this entry?) The falling of large amounts of rubble, earth and stones down the slope of a hill or mountain; avalanche.
An inclined plane on which heavy bodies slide by the force of gravity, especially one constructed on a mountainside for conveying logs by sliding them down.
A mechanism consisting of a part which slides on or against a guide.
The act of sliding; smooth, even passage or progress.
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A better slide into their business. A lever that can be moved in two directions.
A valve that works by sliding, such as in a trombone.
( photography ) A transparent plate bearing an image to be projected to a screen.
( by extension , computing ) A page of a computer presentation package such as PowerPoint.
( sciences ) A flat, usually rectangular piece of glass or similar material on which a prepared sample may be viewed through a microscope Generally referred to as a microscope slide.
( baseball ) The act of dropping down and skidding into a base
( music , guitar ) A hand-held device made of smooth, hard material, used in the practice of slide guitar.
( traditional Irish music and dance ) A lively dance from County Kerry, in 12/8 time.
( geology ) A small dislocation in beds of rock along a line of fissure.
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( music ) A grace consisting of two or more small notes moving by conjoint degrees, and leading to a principal note either above or below.
( phonetics ) A sound which, by a gradual change in the position of the vocal organs, passes imperceptibly into another sound. A clasp or brooch for a belt, etc.
( clothing ) A shoe that is backless and open-toed. ( speech therapy ) A voluntary stutter used as a technique to control stuttering in one's speech.
( item of play equipment ) : slippery dip
( inclined plane on which heavy bodies slide by the force of gravity ) : chute ( mechanism of a part which slides on or against a guide ) : runner
water slide ( transparent plate bearing an image ) : slide projector, slide viewer
→ Czech: slajd
→ Japanese: スライド ( suraido ) → Portuguese: slide
Anagrams Diels, Seidl, delis, idles, leids, sidle, siled, sleid
slide ( imperative slid, infinitive at , slide present tense slider, past tense sled, perfect tense har slidt)
labour; work hard
Alternative form of sliden
Pronunciation ( Brazil ) IPA (key): /iz.ˈlaj.d͡ʒi/, /ˈslajd͡ʒ/, /ˈzlajd͡ʒ/, /ˈslajd/
slide ( m plural slides)
slide ( transparent image for projecting )
Synonyms: transparência, diapositivo
slide ( a frame in a slideshow )
( music ) slide ( device for playing slide guitar ) ( music ) slide ( guitar technique where the player moves finger up or down the fretboard ) Source: wiktionary.org
SLIDDER, (Scots) to slip, slide. (source: Collins Scrabble Dictionary)