1 a small flat rectangular piece of glass on which specimens can be mounted for microscopic study [syn: microscope slide]
2 (geology) the descent of a large mass of earth or rocks or snow etc.
3 (music) rapid sliding up or down the musical scale; "the violinist was indulgent with his swoops and slides" [syn: swoop]
4 plaything consisting of a sloping chute down which children can slide
5 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" [syn: glide, coast]
6 a transparency mounted in a frame; viewed with a slide projector [syn: lantern slide]
1 move obliquely or sideways, usually in an uncontrolled manner; "the wheels skidded against the sidewalk" [syn: skid, slip, slue, slew]
2 to pass or move unobtrusively or smoothly; "They slid through the wicket in the big gate" [syn: slither]
3 move smoothly along a surface; "He slid the money over to the other gambler" [also: slidden, slid]
- Rhymes with: -aɪd
- To cause to move in continuous contact with a surface
- He slid the boat across the grass.
- To move in continuous contact with a surface.
- The safe slid slowly.
- To move on a low friction surface.
- The car slid on the ice.
- intransitive baseball To drop down and skid
into a base.
- Jones slid into second.
- To lose one’s balance on a slippery surface.
- He slid while going around the corner.
- To let pass without action.
- ''The administrator let the minor infraction slide with only a disapproving look.
to cause to move in contact with a surface
- Dutch: slepen, schuiven
- Finnish: liu'uttaa, työntää, vetää
- French: glisser
- German: gleiten
- Icelandic: renna
- Japanese: 滑る; qualifier engineering 慴動させる
- Spanish: deslizar
to move in continuous contact with a surface
to move with low friction
- Finnish: syöksyä
to lose balance
to let pass
- A toy for children where they climb up and
then slide, glide down
- The long, red slide was great fun for the kids.
- The event of large amounts of rubble, earth and stones moving down the slope of a
hill or from a mountain.
- The slide closed the highway.
- A lever that can be moved in two directions.
- A valve that works by sliding such as in a trombone.
- A transparent image, to be projected to a screen.
- The act of droping down and skidding into a base
rubble, earth and stones moving down
- Dutch: schuif
- Finnish: vipu
valve in eg. a trombone
transparent image for projecting
- Finnish: syöksy
- Japanese: スライディング
Slide could be related to any of these.
Photography and Optics
- Microscope slide - a thin glass sheet used to hold objects for examination.
- Photographic slide or transparency - a thin translucent photograph bound in paper, plastic or similar frame and often used for projection with use of a slide projector for a slideshow.
- A slide edit - a video editing term for moving a clip around in a timeline.
- Slide (website) - a website that offers groups the ability to discover, share, and talk about photos together.
- Slide - an album by Lisa Germano
- Slide (band) - American rock band of the 1990s.
- Slide - a song by R&B/funk band Slave.
- Slide - a single by the Goo Goo Dolls.
- Slide - a song by Dido on the album No Angel.
- Slide (guitar technique) - a technique where one note is sounded and the player slides along a string.
- Slide guitar - a method of playing guitar, see also slide (guitar).
- Slide trombone, a musical instrument, see also slide (wind instrument).
- Slide whistle - a musical/wind instrument.
- Step Back/Slide - a double a-side single by Superheist
- Slide rule - a simple analog calculator.
- Jakarta Slide - a Content Management System software.
- Pistol slide - the upper half of a pistol that contains the barrel.
- Another word for a linear bearing.
- Slide (Sword of Truth) - a magically created creature from The Sword of Truth series.
- Slide (software) - software used for slope stability analysis.
- Slide.com - a Web 2.0 company that designs photo sharing and Facebook software applications.
- Slide (Flying) - Un Coornated Turn
slide in Danish: Sliske
slide in German: Slide
slide in French: Slide
slide in Italian: Slide
slide in Japanese: スライド
slide in Polish: Slide
slide in Simple English: Slide (disambiguation)
slide in Turkish: Saydam
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