Definitions of slide

The word slide uses 5 letters:deils.

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v. t. - To move along the surface of any body by slipping, or without walking or rolling; to slip; to glide; as, snow slides down the mountain's side. 2

v. t. - Especially, to move over snow or ice with a smooth, uninterrupted motion, as on a sled moving by the force of gravity, or on the feet. 2

v. t. - To pass inadvertently. 2

v. t. - To pass along smoothly or unobservedly; to move gently onward without friction or hindrance; as, a ship or boat slides through the water. 2

v. t. - To slip when walking or standing; to fall. 2

v. t. - To pass from one note to another with no perceptible cassation of sound. 2

v. t. - To pass out of one's thought as not being of any consequence. 2

v. t. - To cause to slide; to thrust along; as, to slide one piece of timber along another. 2

v. t. - To pass or put imperceptibly; to slip; as, to slide in a word to vary the sense of a question. 2

n. - The act of sliding; as, a slide on the ice. 2

n. - Smooth, even passage or progress. 2

n. - That on which anything moves by sliding. 2

n. - An inclined plane on which heavy bodies slide by the force of gravity, esp. one constructed on a mountain side for conveying logs by sliding them down. 2

n. - A surface of ice or snow on which children slide for amusement. 2

n. - That which operates by sliding. 2

n. - A cover which opens or closes an aperture by sliding over it. 2

n. - A moving piece which is guided by a part or parts along which it slides. 2

n. - A clasp or brooch for a belt, or the like. 2

n. - A plate or slip of glass on which is a picture or delineation to be exhibited by means of a magic lantern, stereopticon, or the like; a plate on which is an object to be examined with a microscope. 2

n. - The descent of a mass of earth, rock, or snow down a hill or mountain side; as, a land slide, or a snow slide; also, the track of bare rock left by a land slide. 2

n. - A small dislocation in beds of rock along a line of fissure. 2

n. - A grace consisting of two or more small notes moving by conjoint degrees, and leading to a principal note either above or below. 2

n. - An apparatus in the trumpet and trombone by which the sounding tube is lengthened and shortened so as to produce the tones between the fundamental and its harmonics. 2

n. - A sound which, by a gradual change in the position of the vocal organs, passes imperceptibly into another sound. 2

n. - Same as Guide bar, under Guide. 2

n. - A slide valve. 2

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