Glide

To fly downwards at a low gradient
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Glide

• (n.) The act or manner of moving smoothly, swiftly, and without labor or obstruction. • (v. i.) To move gently and smoothly; to pass along without noise, violence, or apparent effort; to pass rapidly and easily, or with a smooth, silent motion, as a river in its channel, a bird in the air, a skater over ice. • (n.) A transitional s...
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glide

sailplaning noun the activity of flying a glider
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glide

verb move smoothly and effortlessly
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Glide

[automobile] The Glide automobile was an American automobile manufactured by the Bartholomew Company in Peoria Heights, Illinois beginning in 1902. Founded by John B. Bartholomew, the company continued to produce automobiles until 1920, when the company began manufacturing trucks for the Avery Company, of which Bartholomew was also presiden...
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Glide

[software] Glide is an instant video messaging platform for iOS and Android mobile devices. The app enables a user to record and send brief video clips, in a similar way as sending text messages. ...
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Glide

Glide intransitive verb [ imperfect & past participle Glided ; present participle & verbal noun Gliding .] [ Anglo-Saxon glīdan ; akin to Dutch glijden , Old High German glītan , German gleiten ...
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Glide

Glide noun (Zoology) The glede or kite.
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glide

A flight pattern where a bird flies with its wings outstretched but slightly tucked. Birds of prey often glide in between thermals.
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Glide

A flight pattern where a bird flies with its wings outstretched but slightly tucked. Birds of prey often glide in between thermals.
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glide

A function, also called portamento, in which the pitch slides smoothly from one note to the next instead of jumping over the intervening pitches.
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Glide

A one- or two-footed movement across the ice, either forward or backward.
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Glide

A section of stream that has little or no turbulence.
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glide

A sound which from the point of view of phonological classification lies between a vowel and a consonant, e.g. /j/ and /w/ in English. It is formed with little friction and has a high degree of sonority which accounts for why glides are found near the nucleus of syllables. Sometimes called a semi-vowel.
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Glide

Also called a semivowel, a glide is a diphthongized sound that accompanies another vowel. These soun
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Glide

An attack or preparatory movement made by sliding down the opponent
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Glide

An effect where a note / pitch is decreased by a semitone, then 'glides' its way back up to the original pitch.
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Glide

Applied to the bottom of furniture legs to protect the floor surface and make the piece easier to move around; commonly made from metal, nylon or felt.
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Glide

coasting downward in flight without flapping. It is the opposite of Soar.
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Glide

Phonetics is the study of the physical production and perception of the different sounds we use to create speech; when you study phonetics you also study the way these sounds are created by the various 'organs of speech' in the body. These include the tongue, palate, lips, pharynx, etc. Phonetics, unlike phonology, is not concerned in any way with ...
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glide

The controlled descent of an air vehicle using control surfaces, not rockets, to maintain control. The descent is a result of gravity and lifting forces generated by the shape of the air vehicle.
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Glide

The gradual descent of an aeroplane with gravity alone providing the motive power.
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glide

Type: Term Pronunciation: glīd Definitions: 1. A smooth, or effortless, continuous movement.
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glide

[n] - the activity of flying a glider 2. [v] - fly a glider plane 3. [v] - cause to move or pass silently, smoothly, or imperceptibly 4. [v] - move smoothly and effortlessly
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