Definitions of glide

  1. To flow gently; to move along smoothly and easily.
  2. To pass with a glide, as the voice.
  3. To move through the air by virtue of gravity or momentum; to volplane.
  4. To flow, or move along smoothly or noiselessly; to move in an airplane under the influence of gravity only.
  5. To slide smoothly and easily: to flow gently: to pass rapidly.
  6. To flow or slide smoothly; pass rapidly.
  7. move smoothly and effortlessly
  8. cause to move or pass silently, smoothly, or imperceptibly
  9. 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"
  10. fly in or as if in a glider plane
  11. 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, // 19, 161, 162). Also ( by Bell and others), the vanish ( or brief final element) or the brief initial element, in a class of diphthongal vowels, or the brief final or initial part of some consonants ( see Guide to Pronunciation, // 18, 97, 191).
  12. To flow gently, as water; to move silently and smoothly; to pass rapidly and easily.
  13. The glede or kite.
  14. The act or manner of moving smoothly, swiftly, and without labor or obstruction.
  15. Movement of a glider, aeroplane, etc., through the air under gravity or its own movement.
  16. The act of moving along smoothly; the movement of an airplane without any motor.
  17. Act of gliding.
  18. The act of gliding.
  19. The act or manner of moving smoothly and swiftly.
  21. Gildingly.