HyperDic: glide

English > 6 senses of the word glide:
VERBmotionglidemove smoothly and effortlessly
motionglidefly in or as if in a glider plane
motionglidecause to move or pass silently, smoothly, or imperceptibly
NOUNcommunicationglide, semivowela vowellike sound that serves as a consonant
actglide, slide, coastthe act of moving smoothly along a surface while remaining in contact with it
actglide, gliding, sailplaning, soaring, sailingthe activity of flying a glider
glide > pronunciation
Soundsglay'd
Rhymesabide ... Yuletide: 172 rhymes with ayd...
English > glide: 6 senses > noun 1, communication
MeaningA vowellike sound that serves as a consonant.
Synonymsemivowel
NarrowerpalatalA semivowel produced with the tongue near the palate (like the initial sound in the English word 'yeast / yeast')
Broaderphone, speech sound, sound(phonetics) an individual sound unit of speech without concern as to whether or not it is a phoneme of some language
Catalanglide, semivocal
English > glide: 6 senses > noun 2, act
MeaningThe act of moving smoothly along a surface while remaining in contact with it.
Synonymsslide, coast
Narrowerskid, slip, sideslipAn unexpected slide
snowboardingThe act of sliding down a snow-covered slope while standing on a snowboard
Broadermotion, movement, moveThe act of changing location from one place to another
Catalanlliscada, lliscament
Verbsglidemove smoothly and effortlessly
glidecause to move or pass silently, smoothly, or imperceptibly
English > glide: 6 senses > noun 3, act
MeaningThe activity of flying a glider.
Synonymsgliding, sailplaning, soaring, sailing
Narrowerhang glidinggliding in a hang glider
parasailing, paraglidinggliding in a parasail
Broaderflight, flyingAn instance of traveling by air
Verbsglidefly in or as if in a glider plane
English > glide: 6 senses > verb 1, motion
MeaningMove smoothly and effortlessly.
PatternSomething is ----ing PP; Somebody ----s something PP; Somebody ----s PP
ModelThe cars glide down the avenue
Entailed byhydroplane, seaplaneglide on the water in a hydroplane
Narrowerbody-surfride the crest of a wave without a surfboard
coastMove effortlessly
plane, skimTravel on the surface of water
skateMove along on skates
skid, slip, slue, slew, slideMove obliquely or sideways, usually in an uncontrolled manner
skitterglide easily along a surface
snakeMove smoothly and sinuously, like a snake
snowboardglide down a snow-covered slope while standing on a board
surfboard, surfride the waves of the sea with a surfboard
Broadertravel, go, move, locomotechange location
See alsoglide bypass by
Catalanlliscar, planar
Spanishdeslizarse
Nounsglidethe act of moving smoothly along a surface while remaining in contact with it
glideraircraft supported only by the dynamic action of air against its surfaces
English > glide: 6 senses > verb 2, motion
Meaningfly in or as if in a glider plane.
PatternSomething ----s; Somebody ----s
Categoryair travel, aviation, airtravel via aircraft
Entailed bychute, parachute, jumpJump from an airplane and descend with a parachute
hang glide, soarfly by means of a hang glider
Narrowerkitesoar or fly like a kite
sailplane, soarfly a plane without an engine
Broaderfly, aviate, pilotOperate an airplane
Spanishplanear
Nounsglide, glidingthe activity of flying a glider
glideraircraft supported only by the dynamic action of air against its surfaces
English > glide: 6 senses > verb 3, motion
MeaningCause to move or pass silently, smoothly, or imperceptibly.
PatternSomebody ----s something; Something ----s something
ModelThey glide the car down the avenue
Broadermove, displaceCause to move or shift into a new position or place, both in a concrete and in an abstract sense
Nounsglidethe act of moving smoothly along a surface while remaining in contact with it
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