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slide

 (slīd)
v. slid (slĭd), slid·ing, slides
v.intr.
1.
a. To move over a surface while maintaining smooth continuous contact.
b. To participate in a sport that involves such movement: sliding for a medal in luge.
c. To lose a secure footing or positioning; slip: slid on the ice and fell.
d. To pass smoothly and quietly; glide: slid past the door without anyone noticing.
e. Baseball To drop down from a running into a lying or diving position when approaching a base so as to avoid being tagged out.
2. To be ignored or not dealt with; drop: Let the matter slide.
3.
a. To decrease: Prices slid in morning trading.
b. To become less favorable or less desirable: Economic conditions have begun to slide.
v.tr.
1. To cause to slide or slip: slid the glass down to the other end of the counter.
2. To place covertly or deftly: slid the stolen merchandise into his pocket.
n.
1. A sliding movement or action.
2.
a. A smooth, usually inclined surface or track for sliding: a water slide.
b. A playground apparatus for children to slide on, typically consisting of a smooth chute climbed onto by means of a ladder.
3. A part that operates by sliding, as the U-shaped section of tube on a trombone that is moved to change the pitch.
4. A period of decline or loss: "The semiconductor industry is heading for a cyclical slide" (New York Times).
5.
a. An image on a transparent base for projection on a screen.
b. A small glass plate for mounting specimens to be examined under a microscope.
6. A fall of a mass of rock, earth, or snow down a slope; an avalanche or landslide.
7. A backless shoe with an open toe.
8. Music
a. A slight portamento used in violin playing, passing quickly from one note to another.
b. An ornamentation consisting of two grace notes approaching the main note.
c. A small metal or glass tube worn over a finger or held in the hand, used in playing bottleneck-style guitar.
d. The bottleneck style of guitar playing.

[Middle English sliden, from Old English slīdan.]
Synonyms: slide, slip1, glide, coast, skid
These verbs mean to move smoothly and continuously, often over a slippery surface. Slide usually implies rapid easy movement without loss of contact with the surface: coal that slid down a chute to the cellar. Slip is most often applied to accidental sliding resulting in loss of balance or foothold: slipped on a patch of ice. Glide refers to smooth, free-flowing, seemingly effortless movement: "four snakes gliding up and down a hollow" (Ralph Waldo Emerson).
Coast applies especially to downward movement resulting from the effects of gravity or momentum: The driver let the truck coast down the incline. Skid implies an uncontrolled, often sideways sliding caused by a lack of traction: The bus skidded on wet pavement.

slide

(slaɪd)
vb, slides, sliding, slid (slɪd) , slid or slidden (ˈslɪdən)
1. to move or cause to move smoothly along a surface in continual contact with it: doors that slide open; children sliding on the ice.
2. (intr) to lose grip or balance: he slid on his back.
3. (intr; usually foll by into, out of, away from, etc) to pass or move gradually and unobtrusively: she slid into the room.
4. (usually foll by: into) to go (into a specified condition) by degrees, unnoticeably, etc: he slid into loose living.
5. (foll by: in, into, etc) to move (an object) unobtrusively or (of an object) to move in this way: he slid the gun into his pocket.
6. (Classical Music) (intr) music to execute a portamento
7. let slide to allow to follow a natural course, esp one leading to deterioration: to let things slide.
n
8. the act or an instance of sliding
9. a smooth surface, as of ice or mud, for sliding on
10. (Building) a construction incorporating an inclined smooth slope for sliding down in playgrounds, etc
11. (Rowing) rowing a sliding seat in a boat or its runners
12. (Biology) a thin glass plate on which specimens are mounted for microscopic study
13. (Photography) Also called: transparency a positive photograph on a transparent base, mounted in a cardboard or plastic frame or between glass plates, that can be viewed by means of a slide projector
14. (Hairdressing & Grooming) chiefly Also called: hair slide Brit an ornamental clip to hold hair in place. US and Canadian name: barrette
15. (Mechanical Engineering) machinery
a. a sliding part or member
b. the track, guide, or channel on or in which such a part slides
16. (Instruments) music
a. the sliding curved tube of a trombone that is moved in or out to allow the production of different harmonic series and a wider range of notes
b. a portamento
17. (Instruments) music
a. a metal or glass tube placed over a finger held against the frets of a guitar to produce a portamento
b. the style of guitar playing using a slide. See also bottleneck3
18. (Geological Science) geology
a. the rapid downward movement of a large mass of earth, rocks, etc, caused by erosion, faulting, etc
b. the mass of material involved in this descent. See also landslide
[Old English slīdan; related to slidor slippery, sliderian to slither, Middle High German slīten]
ˈslidable adj
ˈslider n

slide

(slaɪd)

v. slid (slid), slid•ing, v.i.
1. to move along in continuous contact with a smooth or slippery surface.
2. to slip or skid.
3. to glide or pass smoothly.
4. to slip easily or unobtrusively on or as if on a track (usu. fol. by in, out, etc.).
5. to pass or fall gradually into a specified state, character, practice, etc.
6. to decline or decrease.
7. to pursue a natural course without intervention: to let a matter slide.
8. Baseball. (of a base runner) to cast oneself forward along the ground towards a base.
v.t.
9. to cause to slide or coast, as over a surface or with a smooth, gliding motion.
10. to hand, pass along, or slip (something) easily or quietly (usu. fol. by in, into, etc.).
n.
11. an act or instance of sliding.
12. a smooth surface for sliding on, esp. a type of chute in a playground.
13. an object intended to slide.
14.
a. a landslide or the like.
b. the mass of matter sliding down.
15. a transparency, as a frame of positive film, mounted for projection on a screen or magnification through a viewer.
16. a usu. rectangular plate of glass on which objects are placed for microscopic examination.
17. a shelf sliding into the body of a piece of furniture when not in use.
18. a U-shaped section of the tube of an instrument of the trumpet class, as the trombone, that can be pushed in or out to alter the length of the air column and change the pitch.
19. (of a machine, mechanism, or device)
a. a moving part working on a track or channel.
b. the surface, track, or channel on which the part moves.
[before 950; Middle English (v.), Old English slīdan, c. Middle Low German slīden, Middle High German slīten]
slid′a•ble, adj.

slide

(slīd)
A thin, usually rectangular, glass plate on which something, such as a sample of rock or a microorganism, is placed for examination under a microscope.

slide

skid
1. 'slide'

When something slides, it moves smoothly over a surface.

Tears were sliding down his cheeks.

The past tense and past participle of slide is slid, not 'slided'.

The gate slid open at the push of a button.
2. 'skid'

You do not use 'slide' to describe the movement of a vehicle when its wheels move sideways on a wet or icy road. The word you use is skid.

The car moved forward, skidding on the loose snow.
We skidded into the ditch.

slide


Past participle: slidden
Gerund: sliding

Imperative
slide
slide
Present
I slide
you slide
he/she/it slides
we slide
you slide
they slide
Preterite
I slid
you slid
he/she/it slid
we slid
you slid
they slid
Present Continuous
I am sliding
you are sliding
he/she/it is sliding
we are sliding
you are sliding
they are sliding
Present Perfect
I have slidden
you have slidden
he/she/it has slidden
we have slidden
you have slidden
they have slidden
Past Continuous
I was sliding
you were sliding
he/she/it was sliding
we were sliding
you were sliding
they were sliding
Past Perfect
I had slidden
you had slidden
he/she/it had slidden
we had slidden
you had slidden
they had slidden
Future
I will slide
you will slide
he/she/it will slide
we will slide
you will slide
they will slide
Future Perfect
I will have slidden
you will have slidden
he/she/it will have slidden
we will have slidden
you will have slidden
they will have slidden
Future Continuous
I will be sliding
you will be sliding
he/she/it will be sliding
we will be sliding
you will be sliding
they will be sliding
Present Perfect Continuous
I have been sliding
you have been sliding
he/she/it has been sliding
we have been sliding
you have been sliding
they have been sliding
Future Perfect Continuous
I will have been sliding
you will have been sliding
he/she/it will have been sliding
we will have been sliding
you will have been sliding
they will have been sliding
Past Perfect Continuous
I had been sliding
you had been sliding
he/she/it had been sliding
we had been sliding
you had been sliding
they had been sliding
Conditional
I would slide
you would slide
he/she/it would slide
we would slide
you would slide
they would slide
Past Conditional
I would have slidden
you would have slidden
he/she/it would have slidden
we would have slidden
you would have slidden
they would have slidden
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.slide - a small flat rectangular piece of glass on which specimens can be mounted for microscopic studyslide - a small flat rectangular piece of glass on which specimens can be mounted for microscopic study
cover glass, cover slip - a small and very thin piece of glass used to cover the specimen on a microscope slide
plate glass, sheet glass - glass formed into large thin sheets
section - a very thin slice (of tissue or mineral or other substance) for examination under a microscope; "sections from the left ventricle showed diseased tissue"
2.slide - (geology) the descent of a large mass of earth or rocks or snow etc.
geology - a science that deals with the history of the earth as recorded in rocks
descent - a movement downward
avalanche - a slide of large masses of snow and ice and mud down a mountain
landslip, landslide - a slide of a large mass of dirt and rock down a mountain or cliff
3.slide - (music) rapid sliding up or down the musical scale; "the violinist was indulgent with his swoops and slides"
glissando - a rapid series of ascending or descending notes on the musical scale
music - an artistic form of auditory communication incorporating instrumental or vocal tones in a structured and continuous manner
4.slide - plaything consisting of a sloping chute down which children can slide
playground - yard consisting of an outdoor area for children's play
plaything, toy - an artifact designed to be played with
5.slide - 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"
movement, move, motion - the act of changing location from one place to another; "police controlled the motion of the crowd"; "the movement of people from the farms to the cities"; "his move put him directly in my path"
sideslip, skid, slip - an unexpected slide
snowboarding - the act of sliding down a snow-covered slope while standing on a snowboard
6.slide - a transparency mounted in a frameslide - a transparency mounted in a frame; viewed with a slide projector
transparency, foil - picture consisting of a positive photograph or drawing on a transparent base; viewed with a projector
positive - a film showing a photographic image whose tones correspond to those of the original subject
7.slide - sloping channel through which things can descend
coal chute - a chute for coal
gutter, trough - a channel along the eaves or on the roof; collects and carries away rainwater
runway - a chute down which logs can slide
skid - one of a pair of planks used to make a track for rolling or sliding objects
water chute - chute with flowing water down which toboggans and inner tubes and people slide into a pool
Verb1.slide - move obliquely or sideways, usually in an uncontrolled manner; "the wheels skidded against the sidewalk"
submarine - move forward or under in a sliding motion; "The child was injured when he submarined under the safety belt of the car"
skid - slide without control; "the car skidded in the curve on the wet road"
side-slip - slide sideways through the air in a downward direction in an airplane along an inclined lateral axis
glide - move smoothly and effortlessly
2.slide - to pass or move unobtrusively or smoothly; "They slid through the wicket in the big gate"
go, locomote, move, travel - change location; move, travel, or proceed, also metaphorically; "How fast does your new car go?"; "We travelled from Rome to Naples by bus"; "The policemen went from door to door looking for the suspect"; "The soldiers moved towards the city in an attempt to take it before night fell"; "news travelled fast"
slide down, slump, sink - fall or sink heavily; "He slumped onto the couch"; "My spirits sank"
elapse, glide by, go by, slide by, slip by, slip away, go along, pass, lapse - pass by; "three years elapsed"
3.slide - move smoothly along a surface; "He slid the money over to the other gambler"
move, displace - cause to move or shift into a new position or place, both in a concrete and in an abstract sense; "Move those boxes into the corner, please"; "I'm moving my money to another bank"; "The director moved more responsibilities onto his new assistant"

slide

verb
1. slip, slither, glide, skim, coast, toboggan, glissade She slipped and slid downhill on her backside.
2. fall, drop, descend, decline, deteriorate, degenerate, slip She had slid into depression.
let something slide neglect, forget, ignore, pass over, turn a blind eye to, gloss over, push to the back of your mind, let ride The company had let environmental standards slide.

slide

verb
1. To pass smoothly, quietly, and undisturbed on or as if on a slippery surface:
2. To ride on a sled in the snow:
3. To move smoothly, continuously, and effortlessly:
4. To move silently and furtively:
Slang: gumshoe.
5. To move along in a crouching or prone position:
6. To maneuver gently and slowly into place:
7. To lose one's balance and fall or almost fall:
Idiom: take a skid.
8. To shift or be shifted out of place:
noun
A usually swift downward trend, as in prices:
Translations
إنْزِلاقانْزِلَاقشَريحَةٌ زُجاجِيَّه للمِجْهَرمِزْلَقَهمِشْبَك لِشَعْر النِّساء
klouzatklouzačkaplížit sesesuvsklíčko
glidehårspændelysbilledeobjektglasrutschebane
liukualiukumäkiliu'uttaaluisuamaanvyöry
klizititobogan
csúsztatelcsúszikhajcsatsikliktárgylemez
rennarennibrautskyggnaspennagleròynna undir smásjársÿni
滑る滑ることスライディングスライド地滑り
미끄러지기미끄러지다
logaritminė liniuotėnepastebimai smuktiobjektinis stiklelispaslinktiskaidrė
aizslīdētaizslidinātbīdītdiapozitīvsmatusprādze
kĺzať saposunúťsklíčkosklzšmýkať sa
diapozitivdrsetitečitoboganzdrsniti
åka rutschkanaglidarutschkana
ทำให้ลื่นถลาสไลเดอร์
kaydırakkaymakaymaklâmmikroskop camı
sự trượttrượt

slide

[slaɪd] (slid (vb: pt, pp))
A. N
1. (in playground, swimming pool) → tobogán m
2. (= act of sliding) → deslizamiento m; (by accident) → resbalón m
3. (= landslide) → corrimiento m de tierras, desprendimiento m
4. (= fall) (in share prices) → baja f, bajón m
the slide into chaos/debtla caída en el caos/en la deuda
5. (in microscope) → portaobjetos m inv, platina f
6. (Phot) (= transparency) → diapositiva f, filmina f
7. (also hair slide) (Brit) → pasador m
8. (Mus) [of trombone] → vara f; (for guitar) → cuello m de botella, slide m
B. VI
1. (= glide) → deslizarse; (= slip) → resbalar
they were sliding across the floor/down the banistersse deslizaban por el suelo/por la barandilla
the drawer slides in and out easilyel cajón se abre y se cierra suavemente
the lift doors slid openlas puertas del ascensor se abrieron
I slid into/out of bedme metí en/me levanté de la cama sigilosamente
she slid into her seatse dejó deslizar en su asiento
a tear slid down his cheekuna lágrima se deslizó por su mejilla
the book slid off my kneeel libro se me resbaló de la rodilla
to let things slidedejar que las cosas se vengan abajo
these last few months he's let everything slideestos últimos meses se ha desentendido de todo
2. (= decline) the economy is sliding into recessionla economía está cayendo en la recesión
the shares slid 12 pointslas acciones bajaron 12 puntos
C. VT he slid his hands into his pocketsmetió las manos en los bolsillos
she slid a hand along his armle deslizó una mano por el brazo
he slid the plate across the tablehizo deslizar el plato al otro lado de la mesa
she slid the door opencorrió la puerta para abrirla
she slid the key into the keyholedeslizó la llave en el ojo de la cerradura
D. CPD slide guitar Nguitarra f con cuello de botella, guitarra f con slide
slide-magazine N (Phot) → cartucho m or guía f para diapositivas
slide projector N (Phot) → proyector m de diapositivas
slide rule Nregla f de cálculo
slide show N (Phot) → exposición f de diapositivas

slide

[ˈslaɪd]
n
(in playground)toboggan m
to go on the slide → faire du toboggan
Do you want to go on the slide? → Tu veux faire du toboggan?
diapositive f
He showed me some slides → Il m'a montré des diapositives.
(British) (also hair slide) → barrette f
(= microscope slide) → porte-objet m, lame f porte-objet
(in prices)chute f, baisse f
There has been a slide in house prices → Il y a eu une chute du prix de l'immobilier., Il y a eu une baisse du prix de l'immobilier.
vb [slid] (pt, pp)
vtglisser
She slid the key into the keyhole → Elle a glissé la clé dans la serrure.
viglisser
Tears slid down his cheeks → Des larmes glissaient sur ses joues.
to let things slide (= allow to decline) → laisser les choses aller à la dériveslide projector nprojecteur m de diapositivesslide rule nrègle f à calculslide show nprojection f de diapositives

slide

vb: pret, ptp <slid>
n
(= place for sliding, chute)Rutschbahn f; (in playground, for logs etc) → Rutsche f
(fig: = fall, drop) → Abfall m; the slide in share pricesder Preisrutsch bei den Aktien; his slow slide into alcoholismsein langsamer Abstieg zum Alkoholiker
(= landslide)Rutsch m, → Rutschung f (spec)
(of trombone)Zug m; (= sequence of notes)Schleifer m
(Tech, = part) → gleitendes Teil, Schlitten m
(esp Brit, for hair) → Spange f
(Phot) → Dia nt, → Diapositiv nt (form); (= microscope slide)Objektträger m; a lecture with slidesein Diavortrag m, → ein Lichtbildervortrag m
vt (= push)schieben; (= slip)gleiten lassen; he slid the gun into the holsterer ließ den Revolver ins Halfter gleiten; to slide the drawer (back) into placedie Schublade (wieder) zurückschieben
vi
(= slip)rutschen; to slide down the banistersdas Treppengeländer hinunterrutschen; suddenly it all slid into placeplötzlich passte alles zusammen
(= move smoothly: machine part etc) → sich schieben lassen; it slid into its placees glitt or rutschte an die richtige Stelle
(person)schleichen; he slid into the roomer kam ins Zimmer geschlichen
(fig) the days slid pastdie Tage schwanden dahin (geh); to slide into bad habits(allmählich) in schlechte Gewohnheiten verfallen; to let something slideetw schleifen lassen, etw vernachlässigen; to let things slidedie Dinge laufen or schleifen lassen

slide

:
slide area
n Gebiet, in dem es zu Rutschungen kommt; “slide area” (road sign) → Vorsicht Erdrutschgefahr“
slide bar
n (Tech) → Gleitschiene f
slide control

slide

:
slide fastener
n (US) → Reißverschluss m
slide film
nDiafilm m
slide projector
nDiaprojektor m
slide rule
slide show
nDiavortrag m
slide tackle
n (Ftbl) → Grätsche f

slide

[slaɪd] (slid (vb: pt, pp))
1. n
a. (action, on ice, mud) → scivolone m (fig) (in temperature, profits) → caduta
the slide in share prices → la caduta del prezzo delle azioni
b. (in playground, swimming pool) → scivolo
c. (landslide) → frana
d. (Brit) (also hair slide) → fermacapelli m inv
e. (also microscope slide) → vetrino (Phot) → diapositiva
2. viscivolare
these drawers slide in and out easily → questi cassetti scorrono bene
to slide down the banisters → scivolare giù per il corrimano
to let things slide (fig) → trascurare tutto
3. vt (box, case) → far scivolare; (bolt) → far scorrere
he slid the gun from its holster → ha tirato la pistola fuori dalla custodia

slide

(slaid) past tense, past participle slid (slid) verb
1. to (cause to) move or pass along smoothly. He slid the drawer open; Children must not slide in the school corridors.
2. to move quietly or secretly. I slid hurriedly past the window; He slid the book quickly out of sight under his pillow.
noun
1. an act of sliding.
2. a slippery track, or apparatus with a smooth sloping surface, on which people or things can slide. The children were taking turns on the slide in the playground.
3. a small transparent photograph for projecting on to a screen etc. The lecture was illustrated with slides.
4. a glass plate on which objects are placed to be examined under a microscope.
5. (also ˈhair-slide) a (decorative) hinged fastening for the hair.
ˈslide-rule noun
an instrument for calculating, like a ruler in shape and having a central section that slides up and down between the outer sections.
sliding door
a type of door that slides across an opening rather than swinging on a hinge.

slide

انْزِلَاق, يَنْزَلِقُ klouzačka, klouzat glide, rutsjebane gleiten, Rutsche τσουλάω, τσουλήθρα deslizarse, tobogán liuku, liukua glisser, toboggan kliziti, tobogan scivolare, scivolo 滑る, 滑ること 미끄러지기, 미끄러지다 glijbaan, glijden skli, sklie pośliznąć się, zjeżdżalnia escorrega, escorregador, escorregar скольжение, скользить åka rutschkana, rutschkana ทำให้ลื่นถลา, สไลเดอร์ kaydırak, kaymak sự trượt, trượt 滑动, 滑梯

slide

n. diapositiva, laminilla; [specimen holder] portaobjeto;
v. deslizarse.
References in classic literature ?
He love very much the man what play the long horn like this'-- she indicated a slide trombone.
Going forward to the forecastle, we found the slide of the scuttle open.
Over this lip, as over a slippery threshold, we now slide into the mouth.
Then there were "cleaver men," great giants with muscles of iron; each had two men to attend him--to slide the half carcass in front of him on the table, and hold it while he chopped it, and then turn each piece so that he might chop it once more.
And when a man was running, and threw himself on his stomach to slide to his base, it was like an iron-clad coming into port.
When I saw "King Lear" played, nobody was allowed to see a scene shifted; if there was nothing to be done but slide a forest out of the way and expose a temple beyond, one did not see that forest split itself in the middle and go shrieking away, with the accompanying disenchanting spectacle of the hands and heels of the impelling impulse--no, the curtain was always dropped for an instant--one heard not the least movement behind it--but when it went up, the next instant, the forest was gone.
Living in a house and sleeping in a bed pulled on me pretty tight mostly, but before the cold weather I used to slide out and sleep in the woods sometimes, and so that was a rest to me.
As he turned aside his face a minute, I saw a tear slide from under the sealed eyelid, and trickle down the manly cheek.
And I bribed the sexton to pull it away when I'm laid there, and slide mine out too; I'll have it made so: and then by the time Linton gets to us he'll not know which is which
The office was closed in a twinkling, and the clerk, with the long ends of his white comforter dangling below his waist (for he boasted no great-coat), went down a slide on Cornhill, at the end of a lane of boys, twenty times, in honour of its being Christmas Eve, and then ran home to Camden Town as hard as he could pelt, to play at blindman's-buff.
How many winter days have I seen him, standing blue-nosed, in the snow and east wind, looking at the boys going down the long slide, and clapping his worsted gloves in rapture!
Yes, when you were blurting out that I sometimes slide down the banisters.