- move with a smooth continuous motion, typically with little noise；cause to move with a smooth continuous motion
- a smooth continuous movement；a smooth continuous step in ballroom dancing.
verb: glide, 3rd person present: glides, gerund or present participle: gliding, past tense: glided, past participle: glided
noun: glide, plural noun: glides
- 1. move with a smooth continuous motion, typically with little noise a few gondolas glided past 同義詞 反義詞
- ▪ cause to move with a smooth continuous motion slide your hands firmly across the shoulders then glide them down 同義詞 反義詞
- 2. make an unpowered flight, either in a glider or in an aircraft with engine failure students learning to glide
- ▪ (of a bird) fly through the air with very little movement of the wings gulls are gliding birds 同義詞
- 1. a smooth continuous movement the cuckoo makes its approach in a hawklike glide the Cessna started a gentle power-off glide
- ▪ a smooth continuous step in ballroom dancing.
- ▪ a flight in a glider or unpowered aircraft just within range for a straight glide home
- 2. a sound produced as the vocal organs move toward or away from articulation of a vowel or consonant, for example /j/ in mute /mjut/.