Definition of slide:
- A clasp or brooch for a belt, or the like.
- A cover which opens or closes an aperture by sliding over it.
- A grace consisting of two or more small notes moving by conjoint degrees, and leading to a principal note either above or below.
- A moving piece which is guided by a part or parts along which it slides.
- 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.
- A slide valve.
- A small dislocation in beds of rock along a line of fissure.
- A sound which, by a gradual change in the position of the vocal organs, passes imperceptibly into another sound.
- A surface of ice or snow on which children slide for amusement.
- 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.
- 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.
- 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.
- Same as Guide bar, under Guide.
- Smooth, even passage or progress.
- That on which anything moves by sliding.
- That which operates by sliding.
- The act of sliding; as, a slide on the ice.
- 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.
- To cause to slide; to thrust along; as, to slide one piece of timber along another.
- 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.
- To pass along smoothly or unobservedly; to move gently onward without friction or hindrance; as, a ship or boat slides through the water.
- To pass from one note to another with no perceptible cassation of sound.
- To pass inadvertently.
- To pass or put imperceptibly; to slip; as, to slide in a word to vary the sense of a question.
- To pass out of one's thought as not being of any consequence.
- To slip when walking or standing; to fall.
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- descend (part of speech: verb)
- deteriorate (part of speech: verb)
- ignore (part of speech: verb)
- descent (part of speech: noun)
- "Colorado Jim", George Goodchild.
- "Jack Haydon's Quest", John Finnemore.
- "Monitress Merle", Angela Brazil.