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Meaning of slide

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From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) [wn]:

      n 1: a small flat rectangular piece of glass on which specimens
           can be mounted for microscopic study [syn: {slide},
           {microscope slide}]
      2: (geology) the descent of a large mass of earth or rocks or
         snow etc.
      3: (music) rapid sliding up or down the musical scale; "the
         violinist was indulgent with his swoops and slides" [syn:
         {swoop}, {slide}]
      4: plaything consisting of a sloping chute down which children
         can slide [syn: {slide}, {playground slide}, {sliding board}]
      5: 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" [syn: {slide}, {glide}, {coast}]
      6: a transparency mounted in a frame; viewed with a slide
         projector [syn: {slide}, {lantern slide}]
      7: sloping channel through which things can descend [syn:
         {chute}, {slide}, {slideway}, {sloping trough}]
      v 1: move obliquely or sideways, usually in an uncontrolled
           manner; "the wheels skidded against the sidewalk" [syn:
           {skid}, {slip}, {slue}, {slew}, {slide}]
      2: to pass or move unobtrusively or smoothly; "They slid through
         the wicket in the big gate" [syn: {slither}, {slide}]
      3: move smoothly along a surface; "He slid the money over to the
         other gambler"

Source : WordNet ® Princeton University. 2010.

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