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Noun slide has 7 senses
  1. slide, microscope slide - a small flat rectangular piece of glass on which specimens can be mounted for microscopic study
    --1 is a kind of plate glass, sheet glass
    --1 has parts: cover glass, cover slip; section
  2. slide - (geology) the descent of a large mass of earth or rocks or snow etc.
    --2 is a kind of
    descent
    --2 has particulars: avalanche; landslide, landslip
    Derived form: verb slide1
  3. swoop, slide - (music) rapid sliding up or down the musical scale; "the violinist was indulgent with his swoops and slides"
    --3 is a kind of glissando
    Derived form: verb slide3
  4. slide - plaything consisting of a sloping chute down which children can slide
    --4 is a kind of
    plaything, toy
    --4 is a part of playground
    Derived form: verb slide1
  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"
    --5 is a kind of motion, movement, move
    --5 has particulars: skid, slip, sideslip
    Derived forms: verb slide3, verb slide1
  6. slide, lantern slide - a transparency mounted in a frame; viewed with a slide projector
    --6 is a kind of foil, transparency
    --6 has parts: positive
  7. chute, slide, slideway, sloping trough - sloping channel through which things can descend
    --7 is a kind of gutter, trough
    --7 has parts: skid
    --7 has particulars: coal chute; water chute
Verb slide has 3 senses
  1. skid, slip, slue, slew, slide - move obliquely or sideways, usually in an uncontrolled manner; "the wheels skidded against the sidewalk"
    --1 is one way to glide
    Derived forms: noun slide5, noun slide4, noun slide2, noun slider4
    Sample sentences:
    Something ----s
    Somebody ----s
    Something is ----ing PP
    Somebody ----s PP
  2. slither, slide - to pass or move unobtrusively or smoothly; "They slid through the wicket in the big gate"
    --2 is one way to travel, go, move, locomote
    Derived form: noun slider2
    Sample sentence:
    The girls slide the wooden sticks
  3. slide - move smoothly along a surface; "He slid the money over to the other gambler"
    --3 is one way to
    move, displace
    Derived forms: noun slide5, noun slide3
    Sample sentence:
    The wooden sticks slide
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