"slide" in the noun sense
1. slide, microscope slide
a small flat rectangular piece of glass on which specimens can be mounted for microscopic study
geology) the descent of a large mass of earth or rocks or snow etc.
3. swoop, slide
music) rapid sliding up or down the musical scale
"the violinist was indulgent with his swoops and slides"
4. slide, playground slide, sliding board
plaything consisting of a sloping chute down which children can slide
5. slide, glide, coast
the act of moving smoothly along a surface while remaining in contact with it
"his slide didn't stop until the bottom of the hill"
"the children lined up for a coast down the snowy slope"
6. slide, lantern slide
a transparency mounted in a frame viewed with a slide projector
7. chute, slide, slideway, sloping trough
sloping channel through which things can descend
"slide" in the verb sense
1. skid, slip, slue, slew, slide
move obliquely or sideways, usually in an uncontrolled manner
"the wheels skidded against the sidewalk"
2. slither, slide
to pass or move unobtrusively or smoothly
"They slid through the wicket in the big gate"
move smoothly along a surface
"He slid the money over to the other gambler"
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