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Verb: glide  glId
  1. Move smoothly and effortlessly
     
  2. (air travel) fly in or as if in a glider plane
     
  3. Cause to move or pass silently, smoothly, or imperceptibly
Noun: glide  glId
  1. A vowellike sound that serves as a consonant
    - semivowel
     
  2. The act of moving smoothly along a surface while remaining in contact with it
    "his glide didn't stop until the bottom of the hill";
    - slide, coast
     
  3. The activity of flying a glider
    - gliding, sailplaning, soaring, sailing

Derived forms: gliding, glides, glided

See also: glide by

Type of: aviate, displace, flight, fly, flying, go, locomote, motion, move, movement, phone, pilot, sound, speech sound, travel

Encyclopedia: Glide, Or