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- v. Present participle of slide.
- n. The motion of something that slides.
- adj. Of something that can slide
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- adj. That slides or slips; gliding; moving smoothly.
- adj. Slippery; elusory.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. The motion of a body along a plane when the same face or surface of the moving body keeps in contact with the surface of the plane: thus distinguished from rolling, in which the several parts of the moving body come successively in contact with the plane on which it roils.
- n. The sport of gliding on snow or ice, on the feet, on a sled or a toboggan, or (in former use) on skates, etc.
- n. Falling; lapse; merging.
- n. Transgression; lapse; backsliding.
- Slippery; uncertain; unstable; changing.
- Movable; graduated; varying; changing according to circumstances: as, a sliding scale (which see, under slide, v.).
- That slides; fitted for being slid.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- adj. being a smooth continuous motion
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