HyperDic: slide

English > 10 senses of the word slide:
VERBmotionslide, skid, slip, slue, slewmove obliquely or sideways, usually in an uncontrolled manner
motionslide, slitherto pass or move unobtrusively or smoothly
motionslidemove smoothly along a surface
NOUNartifactslide, microscope slidea small flat rectangular piece of glass on which specimens can be mounted for microscopic study
eventslide(geology) the descent of a large mass of earth or rocks or snow etc.
communicationslide, swoop(music) rapid sliding up or down the musical scale
artifactslide, playground slide, sliding boardplaything consisting of a sloping chute down which children can slide
actslide, glide, coastthe act of moving smoothly along a surface while remaining in contact with it
artifactslide, lantern slidea transparency mounted in a frame
artifactslide, chute, slideway, sloping troughsloping channel through which things can descend
slide > pronunciation
Soundsslay'd
Rhymesabide ... Yuletide: 172 rhymes with ayd...
English > slide: 10 senses > noun 1, artifact
MeaningA small flat rectangular piece of glass on which specimens can be mounted for microscopic study.
Synonymmicroscope slide
Partscover glass, cover slipA small and very thin piece of glass used to cover the specimen on a microscope slide
sectionA very thin slice (of tissue or mineral or other substance) for examination under a microscope
Broaderplate glass, sheet glassglass formed into large thin sheets
Catalanportaobjectes
English > slide: 10 senses > noun 2, event
Meaning(geology) the descent of a large mass of earth or rocks or snow etc..
CategorygeologyA science that deals with the history of the earth as recorded in rocks / rocks
NarroweravalancheA slide of large masses of snow and ice and mud down a mountain
landslide, landslipA slide of a large mass of dirt and rock / rock down a mountain or cliff
BroaderdescentA movement downward
Spanishderrumbamiento, desprendimiento
Verbsslidemove obliquely or sideways, usually in an uncontrolled manner
English > slide: 10 senses > noun 3, communication
Meaning(music) rapid sliding up or down the musical scale.
Example"the violinist was indulgent with his swoops and slides"
Synonymswoop
CategorymusicAn artistic form of auditory communication incorporating instrumental or vocal tones in a structured and continuous manner
BroaderglissandoA rapid series of ascending or descending notes on the musical scale
Verbsslidemove smoothly along a surface
English > slide: 10 senses > noun 4, artifact
Meaningplaything consisting of a sloping chute down which children can slide.
Synonymsplayground slide, sliding board
Part ofplaygroundYard consisting of an outdoor area for children's play
Broaderplaything, toyAn artifact designed to be played with
Spanishtobogán
Catalantobogan
Verbsslidemove obliquely or sideways, usually in an uncontrolled manner
English > slide: 10 senses > noun 5, act
MeaningThe act of moving smoothly along a surface while remaining in contact with it.
Example"his slide didn't stop until the bottom of the hill"
Synonymsglide, 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
Verbsslidemove obliquely or sideways, usually in an uncontrolled manner
slidemove smoothly along a surface
English > slide: 10 senses > noun 6, artifact
MeaningA transparency mounted in a frame; viewed with a slide projector.
Synonymlantern slide
PartspositiveA film showing a photographic image whose tones correspond to those of the original subject
Broaderfoil, transparencypicture consisting of a positive photograph or drawing on a transparent base
Spanishdiapositiva, transparencia
Catalandiapositiva
English > slide: 10 senses > noun 7, artifact
Meaningsloping channel through which things can descend.
Synonymschute, slideway, sloping trough
PartsskidOne of a pair of planks used to make a track for rolling or sliding objects
Narrowercoal chuteA chute for coal
moulin, glacier millA chute through which supraglacial water enters a glacier, boring either to the bedrock or to the depth of common crevasse formation
runwayA chute down which logs can slide
water chutechute with flowing water down which toboggans and inner tubes and people slide into a pool
Broadergutter, troughA channel along the eaves or on the roof
Spanishtobogán
English > slide: 10 senses > verb 1, motion
MeaningMove obliquely or sideways, usually in an uncontrolled manner.
PatternSomething ----s; Somebody ----s; Something is ----ing PP; Somebody ----s PP
Synonymsskid, slip, slue, slew
Narrowerside-slipslide sideways / sideways through the air in a downward direction in an airplane along an inclined lateral axis
skidslide without control
submarineMove forward or under in a sliding motion
BroaderglideMove smoothly and effortlessly
Spanishdeslizar, patinar, resbalar
Catalanrelliscar
Nounsslidethe act of moving smoothly along a surface while remaining in contact with it
slideplaything consisting of a sloping chute down which children can slide
slide(geology) the descent of a large mass of earth or rocks or snow etc.
slidera fastball that curves slightly away from the side from which it was thrown
English > slide: 10 senses > verb 2, motion
MeaningTo pass or move unobtrusively or smoothly.
PatternSomething ----s; Somebody ----s; Something is ----ing PP; Somebody ----s PP
ModelThe girls slide the wooden sticks
Synonymslither
Broadertravel, go, move, locomotechange location
See alsoslide bypass by
slide downfall or sink heavily
Spanishdeslizarse, deslizar, resbalarse, resbalar
Catalanllenegar, lliscar, relliscar, rossolar
Nounsslidersomeone who races the luge
English > slide: 10 senses > verb 3, motion
MeaningMove smoothly along a surface.
PatternSomebody ----s something PP
ModelThe wooden sticks slide
Broadermove, displaceCause to move or shift into a new position or place, both in a concrete and in an abstract sense
Spanishdeslizarse, deslizar
Catalanesmunyir-se, fer lliscar, fer relliscar, lliscar
Nounsslidethe act of moving smoothly along a surface while remaining in contact with it
slide(music) rapid sliding up or down the musical scale

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