slide (Meaning)

Wordnet

slide (n)

a small flat rectangular piece of glass on which specimens can be mounted for microscopic study

(geology) the descent of a large mass of earth or rocks or snow etc.

(music) rapid sliding up or down the musical scale

plaything consisting of a sloping chute down which children can slide

the act of moving smoothly along a surface while remaining in contact with it

a transparency mounted in a frame; viewed with a slide projector

sloping channel through which things can descend

Wordnet

slide (v)

move obliquely or sideways, usually in an uncontrolled manner

to pass or move unobtrusively or smoothly

move smoothly along a surface

Webster

slide (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.

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.

To pass inadvertently.

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

To slip when walking or standing; to fall.

To pass from one note to another with no perceptible cassation of sound.

To pass out of one's thought as not being of any consequence.

To cause to slide; to thrust along; as, to slide one piece of timber along another.

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

Webster

slide (n.)

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

Smooth, even passage or progress.

That on which anything moves by sliding.

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.

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

That which operates by sliding.

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

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

A clasp or brooch for a belt, or the like.

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.

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.

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

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

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.

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

Same as Guide bar, under Guide.

A slide valve.

slide Sentence Examples

  1. The child slid down the playground slide with carefree abandon.
  2. The slippery road caused the car to slide dangerously towards the ditch.
  3. The presentation deck on the laptop slid seamlessly between slides.
  4. The bread slices slid smoothly out of the toaster, ready to be buttered.
  5. The drawer slid open with a quiet click, revealing its hidden contents.
  6. The snow slid off the roof in large chunks, crashing onto the ground below.
  7. The ice on the pond slid beneath her skates, propelling her forward.
  8. The glass door slid open with a smooth motion, inviting guests into the elegant foyer.
  9. The tectonic plates slid past each other, causing earthquakes and volcanic eruptions.
  10. The lifeboat slid down the side of the sinking ship, carrying survivors to safety.

FAQs About the word slide

a small flat rectangular piece of glass on which specimens can be mounted for microscopic study, (geology) the descent of a large mass of earth or rocks or snow

slip,sneak, mouse, lurk, snake, slink, crawl, shirk, creep,steal

shuffle, limp, flounder, stumble, shuffle, struggle, flounder, stumble, limp,struggle

The child slid down the playground slide with carefree abandon.

The slippery road caused the car to slide dangerously towards the ditch.

The presentation deck on the laptop slid seamlessly between slides.

The bread slices slid smoothly out of the toaster, ready to be buttered.