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Dictionary definition for: Slide

1. (n) a small flat rectangular piece of glass on which specimens can be mounted for microscopic study

2. (v) move obliquely or sideways, usually in an uncontrolled manner; "the wheels skidded against the sidewalk"

3. (n) (geology) the descent of a large mass of earth or rocks or snow etc.

4. (v) to pass or move unobtrusively or smoothly; "They slid through the wicket in the big gate"

5. (n) (music) rapid sliding up or down the musical scale; "the violinist was indulgent with his swoops and slides"

6. (v) move smoothly along a surface; "He slid the money over to the other gambler"

7. (n) plaything consisting of a sloping chute down which children can slide

8. (n) 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"

9. (n) a transparency mounted in a frame; viewed with a slide projector

10. (n) sloping channel through which things can descend

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