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Slide vs. Slipping

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Slideverb

(ergative) To (cause to) move in continuous contact with a surface

‘He slid the boat across the grass.’; ‘The safe slid slowly.’; ‘Snow slides down the side of a mountain.’;

Slippingnoun

The act of something that slips; a slip; a skidding or sudden loosening motion.

‘slippings and slidings’;

Slideverb

(intransitive) To move on a low-friction surface.

‘The car slid on the ice.’;

Slippingadjective

moving as on a slippery surface;

‘his slipping and slithering progress over the ice’;

Slideverb

To drop down and skid into a base.

‘Jones slid into second.’;

Slipping

Slipping is a technique used in boxing that is similar to bobbing. It is considered one of the four basic defensive strategies, along with blocking, holding, and clinching.

Slideverb

(intransitive) To lose one’s balance on a slippery surface.

‘He slid while going around the corner.’;

Slideverb

(transitive) To pass or put imperceptibly; to slip.

‘to slide in a word to vary the sense of a question’;

Slideverb

To pass inadvertently.

Slideverb

(intransitive) To pass along smoothly or unobservedly; to move gently onward without friction or hindrance.

‘A ship or boat slides through the water.’;

Slideverb

(music) To pass from one note to another with no perceptible cessation of sound.

Slideverb

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

Slidenoun

An item of play equipment that children can climb up and then slide down again.

‘The long, red slide was great fun for the kids.’;

Slidenoun

A surface of ice, snow, butter, etc. on which someone can slide for amusement or as a practical joke.

Slidenoun

The falling of large amounts of rubble, earth and stones down the slope of a hill or mountain; avalanche.

‘The slide closed the highway.’;

Slidenoun

An inclined plane on which heavy bodies slide by the force of gravity, especially one constructed on a mountainside for conveying logs by sliding them down.

Slidenoun

A mechanism consisting of a part which slides on or against a guide.

Slidenoun

The act of sliding; smooth, even passage or progress.

‘a slide on the ice’;

Slidenoun

A lever that can be moved in two directions.

Slidenoun

A valve that works by sliding, such as in a trombone.

Slidenoun

(photography) A transparent plate bearing an image to be projected to a screen.

Slidenoun

A page of a computer presentation package such as PowerPoint.

‘I still need to prepare some slides for my presentation tomorrow.’;

Slidenoun

(sciences) A flat, usually rectangular piece of glass or similar material on which a prepared sample may be viewed through a microscope Generally referred to as a microscope slide.

Slidenoun

(baseball) The act of dropping down and skidding into a base

Slidenoun

A hand-held device made of smooth, hard material, used in the practice of slide guitar.

Slidenoun

A lively dance from County Kerry, in 12/8 time.

Slidenoun

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

Slidenoun

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

Slidenoun

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

Slidenoun

A clasp or brooch for a belt, etc.

Slidenoun

(footwear) A shoe that is backless and open-toed.

Slidenoun

(speech therapy) A voluntary stutter used as a technique to control stuttering in one's speech.

Slideverb

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.

Slideverb

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.

‘They bathe in summer, and in winter slide.’;

Slideverb

To pass inadvertently.

‘Beware thou slide not by it.’;

Slideverb

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

‘Ages shall slide away without perceiving.’; ‘Parts answering parts shall slide into a whole.’;

Slideverb

To slip when walking or standing; to fall.

‘Their foot shall slide in due time.’;

Slideverb

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

Slideverb

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

‘With good hope let he sorrow slide.’; ‘With a calm carelessness letting everything slide.’;

Slideverb

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

Slideverb

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

Slidenoun

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

Slidenoun

Smooth, even passage or progress.

‘A better slide into their business.’;

Slidenoun

That on which anything moves by sliding.

Slidenoun

That which operates by sliding.

Slidenoun

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.

Slidenoun

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.

Slidenoun

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

Slidenoun

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

Slidenoun

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

Slidenoun

Same as Guide bar, under Guide.

Slidenoun

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

Slidenoun

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

Slidenoun

(music) rapid sliding up or down the musical scale;

‘the violinist was indulgent with his swoops and slides’;

Slidenoun

plaything consisting of a sloping chute down which children can slide

Slidenoun

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

‘his slide didn't stop until the bottom of the hill’; ‘the children lined up for a coast down the snowy slope’;

Slidenoun

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

Slidenoun

sloping channel through which things can descend

Slideverb

move obliquely or sideways, usually in an uncontrolled manner;

‘the wheels skidded against the sidewalk’;

Slideverb

to pass or move unobtrusively or smoothly;

‘They slid through the wicket in the big gate’;

Slideverb

move smoothly along a surface;

‘He slid the money over to the other gambler’;

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