Associations to the word «Slide»


SLIDE, verb. (ergative) To (cause to) move in continuous contact with a surface
SLIDE, verb. (intransitive) To move on a low-friction surface.
SLIDE, verb. (intransitive) (baseball) To drop down and skid into a base.
SLIDE, verb. (intransitive) To lose one’s balance on a slippery surface.
SLIDE, verb. (transitive) To pass or put imperceptibly; to slip.
SLIDE, verb. (intransitive) (obsolete) To pass inadvertently.
SLIDE, verb. (intransitive) To pass along smoothly or unobservedly; to move gently onward without friction or hindrance.
SLIDE, verb. (music) To pass from one note to another with no perceptible cessation of sound.
SLIDE, verb. To pass out of one's thought as not being of any consequence.
SLIDE, noun. An item of play equipment that children can climb up and then slide down again.
SLIDE, noun. A surface of ice, snow, butter, etc. on which someone can slide for amusement or as a practical joke.
SLIDE, noun. The falling of large amounts of rubble, earth and stones down the slope of a hill or mountain; avalanche.
SLIDE, noun. 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.
SLIDE, noun. A mechanism consisting of a part which slides on or against a guide.
SLIDE, noun. The act of sliding; smooth, even passage or progress.
SLIDE, noun. A lever that can be moved in two directions.
SLIDE, noun. A valve that works by sliding, such as in a trombone.
SLIDE, noun. A transparent plate bearing an image to be projected to a screen.
SLIDE, noun. (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.
SLIDE, noun. (baseball) The act of dropping down and skidding into a base
SLIDE, noun. (music) (guitar) A hand-held device made of smooth, hard material, used in the practice of slide guitar.
SLIDE, noun. (traditional Irish music and dance) A lively dance from County Kerry, in 12/8 time.
SLIDE, noun. (geology) A small dislocation in beds of rock along a line of fissure.
SLIDE, noun. (music) A grace consisting of two or more small notes moving by conjoint degrees, and leading to a principal note either above or below.
SLIDE, noun. (phonetics) A sound which, by a gradual change in the position of the vocal organs, passes imperceptibly into another sound.
SLIDE, noun. A clasp or brooch for a belt, etc.
SLIDE FASTENER, noun. A zip fastener.
SLIDE FASTENERS, noun. Plural of slide fastener
SLIDE GUITAR, noun. (music) A technique of playing guitar by sliding a metal tube, or (originally) a glass bottleneck, along the guitar strings to alter the pitch.
SLIDE GUITARS, noun. Plural of slide guitar
SLIDE OFF, verb. To fall off a surface with a sliding or slipping movement, usually because the surface is inclined
SLIDE OFF, verb. To leave a place, or a meeting, without being noticed
SLIDE PHONE, noun. A mobile phone with an additional keypad that slides open for use
SLIDE PHONES, noun. Plural of slide phone
SLIDE PROJECTOR, noun. A device that projects an enlarged image of a photographic slide onto a screen
SLIDE PROJECTORS, noun. Plural of slide projector
SLIDE RULE, noun. An analog calculator consisting of three interlocking strips marked with logarithmic scales, such that multiplication, division etc. can be performed by the equivalent of addition and subtraction.
SLIDE RULES, noun. Plural of slide rule
SLIDE SHOW, noun. Alternative spelling of slideshow
SLIDE TACKLE, noun. (soccer) a tackle to get the ball by sliding on the ground feet-first.
SLIDE TACKLES, noun. Plural of slide tackle
SLIDE TROMBONE, noun. (musical instruments) A trombone equipped with a slide.
SLIDE WHISTLE, noun. A wind instrument consisting of a fipple like a recorder's and a tube with a piston in it, the pitch being varied with a slide, commonly used as a sound effect to accompany pratfalls in slapstick.

Dictionary definition

SLIDE, noun. A small flat rectangular piece of glass on which specimens can be mounted for microscopic study.
SLIDE, noun. (geology) the descent of a large mass of earth or rocks or snow etc..
SLIDE, noun. (music) rapid sliding up or down the musical scale; "the violinist was indulgent with his swoops and slides".
SLIDE, noun. Plaything consisting of a sloping chute down which children can slide.
SLIDE, noun. 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".
SLIDE, noun. A transparency mounted in a frame; viewed with a slide projector.
SLIDE, noun. Sloping channel through which things can descend.
SLIDE, verb. Move obliquely or sideways, usually in an uncontrolled manner; "the wheels skidded against the sidewalk".
SLIDE, verb. To pass or move unobtrusively or smoothly; "They slid through the wicket in the big gate".
SLIDE, verb. Move smoothly along a surface; "He slid the money over to the other gambler".

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