sliding

[ slahy-ding ]
/ ˈslaɪ dɪŋ /

adjective

rising or falling, increasing or decreasing, according to a standard or to a set of conditions.
operated, adjusted, or moved by sliding: a sliding door.

Origin of sliding

before 900; Middle English; Old English slīdende.See slide, -ing2

OTHER WORDS FROM sliding

slid·ing·ly, adverbslid·ing·ness, nounun·slid·ing, adjective
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British Dictionary definitions for sliding

sliding
/ (ˈslaɪdɪŋ) /

adjective

rising or falling in accordance with given specificationsfees were charged as a sliding percentage of income
regulated or moved by sliding
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