/ (ˈɡlaɪdɪŋ) /

  1. the sport of flying in a glider

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How to use gliding in a sentence

  • Practise gliding in the form of inflection, or slide, from one extreme of pitch to another.

    Expressive Voice Culture | Jessie Eldridge Southwick
  • Before Ripperda could unclasp his lips to reply, the stranger had opened the door, and passed through it like a gliding shadow.

  • But he kept his eyes upon the gliding river rather than on those dark hills crowded with their ancient dead.

    The Wave | Algernon Blackwood
  • As soon as Baroudi was perceived by the attendants, there was a soft and gliding movement to serve him.

    Bella Donna | Robert Hichens
  • He saw, at any rate, the figures close together, as if the man came gliding straight into her arms.

    The Wave | Algernon Blackwood