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glide

 (glīd)
v. glid·ed, glid·ing, glides
v.intr.
1. To move in a smooth, effortless manner: a submarine gliding through the water. See Synonyms at slide.
2. To move silently and furtively: The thief glided across the room.
3. To occur or pass imperceptibly: The autumn days glided by.
4. To fly without propulsion from wings or an engine.
5. Music To blend one tone into the next; slur.
6. Linguistics To articulate a glide in speech.
v.tr.
1. To cause to move or pass smoothly, silently, or imperceptibly: glided the key into the lock.
2. To operate or fly (an aircraft) without propulsion from wings or an engine: She glided the paraglider over the trees.
n.
1. The act of gliding.
2. Music A slur.
3. Linguistics
a. The transitional sound produced by passing from the articulatory position of one speech sound to that of another.
b. See semivowel.

[Middle English gliden, from Old English glīdan; see ghel- in Indo-European roots.]
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gliding

(ˈɡlaɪdɪŋ)
n
(Individual Sports, other than specified) the sport of flying in a glider
Collins English Dictionary – Complete and Unabridged, 12th Edition 2014 © HarperCollins Publishers 1991, 1994, 1998, 2000, 2003, 2006, 2007, 2009, 2011, 2014
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.gliding - the activity of flying a glidergliding - the activity of flying a glider  
flying, flight - an instance of traveling by air; "flying was still an exciting adventure for him"
hang gliding - gliding in a hang glider
paragliding, parasailing - gliding in a parasail
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Translations
bezmotorové létání
svæveflyvning
purjelento
jedriličarenje
siklórepülés
svifflug
グライダー競技
활공
bezmotorové lietanie
jadralno letenje
segelflygning
การร่อน
plânörcülükplanörle uçmaplânörle uçma
môn tàu lượn

gliding

[ˈglaɪdɪŋ] N (Aer) → vuelo m sin motor, planeo m
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gliding

[ˈglaɪdɪŋ] nvol m à voile
My hobby is gliding → Le vol à voile est mon passe-temps favori.
to go gliding → faire du vol à voile
Collins English/French Electronic Resource. © HarperCollins Publishers 2005

gliding

n (Aviat) → Segelfliegen nt; gliding clubSegelfliegerklub m
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gliding

[ˈglaɪdɪŋ] n (Aer) → volo a vela
Collins Italian Dictionary 1st Edition © HarperCollins Publishers 1995

glide

(glaid) verb
1. to move smoothly and easily. The dancers glided across the floor.
2. to travel by or fly a glider.
noun
a gliding movement.
ˈglider noun
a small, light aeroplane which has no engine.
ˈgliding noun
the flying of gliders. I enjoy gliding.
Kernerman English Multilingual Dictionary © 2006-2013 K Dictionaries Ltd.

gliding

التَحْلِيقُ في الـجَوّ bezmotorové létání svæveflyvning Gleiten ανεμόπτερο vuelo sin motor purjelento vol plané jedriličarenje volo planato グライダー競技 활공 zweefvliegsport glideflyging szybownictwo voo com planador планеризм segelflygning การร่อน planörle uçma môn tàu lượn 滑行
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A GLIDER pilot has suffered serious injuries after an accident in Wales.
The Glider Pilot Regiment Society will hold its annual service at the National Memorial Arboretum in Staffordshire.
The Coastguard helicopter was able to land and the glider pilot was moved into the helicopter for a short flight to hospital.
CHRISTOPHER WARNER is a great-nephew of WWII glider pilot Tom Warner, the subject of GIs on the last page of this issue.
A GLIDER pilot was killed after his aircraft crashed in a field shortly after take-off, an inquest has heard.
For a glider pilot, there is no such thing a a typical work day.
"There was no need for the glider pilot to take avoiding action because of the aggressive action taken by the fast-jet."
Jeff Van West, a glider pilot and one of the authors of that KQ, responded: