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  • n. Plural form of glissade.

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Examples

  • The theatrical montage of film clips, photographic and painted projections, and melodical electronic violin glissades to and from mystical heights were at times as dizzying as they were rooted in the wisdom of the ages see slide.

    G. Roger Denson: Women Artists Sweep Best of 2010 NYC Arts (SLIDESHOW)

  • The theatrical montage of film clips, photographic and painted projections, and electro-melodic violin glissades to and from mystical heights were at times as dizzying as they were rooted in the wisdom of the ages see slide.

    G. Roger Denson: Women Artists Sweep Best of 2010 NYC Arts (SLIDESHOW)

  • With one hand, he pulled aside the crotch of my panties, while the other slid up my thigh and between my legs, finding a soft expanse, which he explored, moving in slow glissades.

    Last Lullaby

  • Sapless age makes it tindery, and the decaying fibre descends in dust — glissades of dust which form moraines within the hollow of the base.

    Tropic Days

  • Incredible leaps, twirls, pltes and glissades were performed as if by magic.

    Dance Of Desire

  • He played trills and runs and arpeggios-at times veritable glissades-upon keyboards and pedals, directing with micrometric precision the tremendous forces of the superdreadnaught to the task of matching the intrinsic velocity of New York Spaceport at the time of his departure to the I.

    First Lensman

  • Steven knew nothing of it, then; otherwise that music would not have been tranquil glissades of sound from the distant wing.

    The Glass Slipper

  • Sapless age makes it tindery, and the decaying fibre descends in dust -- glissades of dust which form moraines within the hollow of the base.

    Tropic Days

  • Many were the glissades he performed, giving lessons to himself, as his pupil had positively refused to continue his course.

    Godfrey Morgan A Californian Mystery

  • After them walked clerical Brahmans, with aromatic tapers in their hands and surrounded by the flitting battalion of nautches, who amused themselves all the way by graceful glissades and pas.

    From the Caves and Jungles of Hindostan

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