glide

[ glahyd ]
/ glaɪd /

verb (used without object), glid·ed, glid·ing.

verb (used with object), glid·ed, glid·ing.

to cause to glide.

noun

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Origin of glide

before 900; Middle English gliden (v.), Old English glīdan; cognate with German gleiten

OTHER WORDS FROM glide

glid·ing·ly, adverbun·glid·ing, adjective
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British Dictionary definitions for gliding (1 of 2)

gliding
/ (ˈɡlaɪdɪŋ) /

noun

the sport of flying in a glider

British Dictionary definitions for gliding (2 of 2)

glide
/ (ɡlaɪd) /

verb

noun

Derived forms of glide

glidingly, adverb

Word Origin for glide

Old English glīdan; related to Old High German glītan
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