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.
  20. GLIDINGLY.
  21. Gildingly.
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