HyperDic: glide

English > 6 senses of the word glide:
VERBmotionglidemove smoothly and effortlessly
motionglidefly in or as if in a glider plane
motionglidecause to move or pass silently, smoothly, or imperceptibly
NOUNcommunicationglide, semivowela vowellike sound that serves as a consonant
actglide, slide, coastthe act of moving smoothly along a surface while remaining in contact with it
actglide, gliding, sailplaning, soaring, sailingthe activity of flying a glider
glide > pronunciation
Soundsglay'd
Rhymesabide ... Yuletide: 172 rhymes with ayd...
English > glide: 6 senses > noun 1, communication
MeaningA vowellike sound that serves as a consonant.
Synonymsemivowel
NarrowerpalatalA semivowel produced with the tongue near the palate (like the initial sound in the English word 'yeast / yeast')
Broaderphone, speech sound, sound(phonetics) an individual sound unit of speech without concern as to whether or not it is a phoneme of some language
Spanishglide, semiconsonante, semivocal
Catalanglide, semivocal
English > glide: 6 senses > noun 2, act
MeaningThe act of moving smoothly along a surface while remaining in contact with it.
Synonymsslide, coast
Narrowerskid, slip, sideslipAn unexpected slide
snowboardingThe act of sliding down a snow-covered slope while standing on a snowboard
Broadermotion, movement, moveThe act of changing location from one place to another
Spanishdeslizamiento, desliz, slide
Catalanlliscada, lliscament
Verbsglidemove smoothly and effortlessly
glidecause to move or pass silently, smoothly, or imperceptibly
English > glide: 6 senses > noun 3, act
MeaningThe activity of flying a glider.
Synonymsgliding, sailplaning, soaring, sailing
Narrowerhang glidinggliding in a hang glider
parasailing, paraglidinggliding in a parasail
Broaderflight, flyingAn instance of traveling by air
Spanishplaneo
Catalanplaneig
Verbsglidefly in or as if in a glider plane
English > glide: 6 senses > verb 1, motion
MeaningMove smoothly and effortlessly.
PatternSomething is ----ing PP; Somebody ----s something PP; Somebody ----s PP
ModelThe cars glide down the avenue
Entailed byhydroplane, seaplaneglide on the water in a hydroplane
Narrowerbody-surfride the crest of a wave without a surfboard
coastMove effortlessly
plane, skimTravel on the surface of water
skateMove along on skates
skid, slip, slue, slew, slideMove obliquely or sideways, usually in an uncontrolled manner
skitterglide easily along a surface
snakeMove smoothly and sinuously, like a snake
snowboardglide down a snow-covered slope while standing on a board
surfboard, surfride the waves of the sea with a surfboard
Broadertravel, go, move, locomotechange location
See alsoglide bypass by
Spanishdeslizarse, deslizar, planear
Catalanlliscar, planar
Nounsglidethe act of moving smoothly along a surface while remaining in contact with it
glideraircraft supported only by the dynamic action of air against its surfaces
English > glide: 6 senses > verb 2, motion
Meaningfly in or as if in a glider plane.
PatternSomething ----s; Somebody ----s
Categoryair travel, aviation, airtravel via aircraft
Entailed bychute, parachute, jumpJump from an airplane and descend with a parachute
hang glide, soarfly by means of a hang glider
Narrowerkitesoar or fly like a kite
sailplane, soarfly a plane without an engine
Broaderfly, aviate, pilotOperate an airplane
Spanishplanear
Nounsglide, glidingthe activity of flying a glider
glideraircraft supported only by the dynamic action of air against its surfaces
English > glide: 6 senses > verb 3, motion
MeaningCause to move or pass silently, smoothly, or imperceptibly.
PatternSomebody ----s something; Something ----s something
ModelThey glide the car down the avenue
Broadermove, displaceCause to move or shift into a new position or place, both in a concrete and in an abstract sense
Nounsglidethe act of moving smoothly along a surface while remaining in contact with it

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