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    slide - Dictionary definition and meaning for word slide

    Definition
    (noun) a small flat rectangular piece of glass on which specimens can be mounted for microscopic study
    Synonyms : microscope slide
    Definition
    (noun) (geology) the descent of a large mass of earth or rocks or snow etc. Definition
    (noun) (music) rapid sliding up or down the musical scale
    Synonyms : swoop
    Example Sentence
    • the violinist was indulgent with his swoops and slides
    Definition
    (noun) plaything consisting of a sloping chute down which children can slide Definition
    (noun) the act of moving smoothly along a surface while remaining in contact with it
    Synonyms : coast , glide
    Example Sentence
    • his slide didn't stop until the bottom of the hill
    • the children lined up for a coast down the snowy slope
    Definition
    (noun) a transparency mounted in a frame; viewed with a slide projector
    Synonyms : lantern slide
    Definition
    (noun) sloping channel through which things can descend
    Synonyms : chute , slideway , sloping trough
    Definition
    (verb) move obliquely or sideways, usually in an uncontrolled manner
    Synonyms : skid , slew , slip , slue
    Example Sentence
    • the wheels skidded against the sidewalk
    Definition
    (verb) to pass or move unobtrusively or smoothly
    Synonyms : slither
    Example Sentence
    • They slid through the wicket in the big gate
    Definition
    (verb) move smoothly along a surface
    Example Sentence
    • He slid the money over to the other gambler
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