verb (used without object), slid [slid], /slɪd/, slid or slid·den [slid-n], /ˈslɪd n/, slid·ing.
verb (used with object), slid [slid], /slɪd/, slid or slid·den [slid-n], /ˈslɪd n/, slid·ing.
- a landslide or the like.
- the mass of matter sliding down.
- an embellishment consisting of an upward or downward series of three or more tones, the last of which is the principal tone.
- a portamento.
- 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.
- a moving part working on a track, channel, or guide rails.
- the surface, track, channel, or guide rails on which the part moves.
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OTHER WORDS FROM slideslid·a·ble, adjectiveslid·a·ble·ness, nounoutslide, verb (used with object), out·slid, out·slid or out·slid·den, out·slid·ing.
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Those opportunities could crystalize over the coming months, particularly as programmatic spending starts to recover from its coronavirus-induced slide.‘We’ll get briefs we couldn’t access before’: Inside Channel 4’s push for programmatic advertisers|Seb Joseph|August 11, 2020|Digiday
More than just a looming monolith, though, the eccentric construction would have linked Chicago with New York and Boston via slides so the residents of those cities could toboggan to the Windy City for the fair.The Story Behind the Eiffel Tower’s Forgotten Competitors|Fiona Zublin|August 10, 2020|Ozy
The day of the presentation comes, and the e-commerce team gathers around, continuously nodding along with each slide.How to craft a winning SEO proposal and avoid getting a silent ‘No’|Sponsored Content: SEOmonitor|August 3, 2020|Search Engine Land
You can take any blog article and create an infographic, video or slide presentation in order to mix things up.10 Advanced SEO tactics to drive more traffic to your website|Christian Carere|June 8, 2020|Search Engine Watch
All true enough — but those are just the most visible sites of the innovation chain, the kind of photos you see in IPO slide decks for so-called cutting-edge companies.
Near the door thousands of stilettos slide and shuffle on black ice, somehow always keeping their immaculate balance.
The reason is on the next slide, which is filled with public NIMBY complaints.
If the U.S. does nothing, the Arab world will continue its slide into sectarian bigotry, political repression, and madness.To Beat ISIS, the Arab World Must Promote Political and Religious Reforms|Rula Jebreal|September 15, 2014|DAILY BEAST
There would be occasional periods of promise, but once the 1950s came it was a steady, painful downhill slide.Football Great Bob Suffridge Wanders Through the End Zone of Life|Paul Hemphill|September 6, 2014|DAILY BEAST
However, standard-speaking whites have a “warm” English they can slide into as well.For a President Today, Talkin' Down Is Speaking American|John McWhorter|August 7, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Practise gliding in the form of inflection, or slide, from one extreme of pitch to another.Expressive Voice Culture|Jessie Eldridge Southwick
Scratches and flaws in the glass of slide or cover are likewise a common source of confusion to beginners.
Touch the center of a cover-glass to the top of the drop and quickly place it, blood side down, upon a slide.
A rather large drop is taken upon a slide, covered, and examined with a low power.
A large drop is allowed to dry upon a clean slide or unglazed paper.
British Dictionary definitions for slide
verb slides, sliding, slid (slɪd), slid or slidden (ˈslɪdən)
- a sliding part or member
- the track, guide, or channel on or in which such a part slides
- 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
- a portamento
- a metal or glass tube placed over a finger held against the frets of a guitar to produce a portamento
- the style of guitar playing using a slideSee also bottleneck (def. 3)
- the rapid downward movement of a large mass of earth, rocks, etc, caused by erosion, faulting, etc
- the mass of material involved in this descentSee also landslide
Derived forms of slideslidable, adjectiveslider, noun
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Idioms and Phrases with slide
see let ride (slide); let slip (slide).