Definitions of glide

The word glide uses 5 letters:degil.

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Scrabble US7
Scrabble UK7

n. - The glede or kite. 2

v. i. - To move gently and smoothly; to pass along without noise, violence, or apparent effort; to pass rapidly and easily, or with a smooth, silent motion, as a river in its channel, a bird in the air, a skater over ice. 2

v. i. - To pass with a glide, as the voice. 2

n. - The act or manner of moving smoothly, swiftly, and without labor or obstruction. 2

n. - 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). 2

n. - Movement of a glider, aeroplane, etc., through the air under gravity or its own movement. 2

v. i. - To move through the air by virtue of gravity or momentum; to volplane. 2


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