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slide

slide

 
pronunciation:
slaId
parts of speech:
verb, noun
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part of speech: verb
inflections: slides, sliding, slid
definition: to move easily along a smooth surface.
The children were sliding on the ice.
similar words:
coast, sail, slip
 
part of speech: noun
definition 1: A structure that children play on. A slide has a smooth surface down which a person moves.
There are slides and swings in the park.
definition 2: An image that can be shown on a large screen. The image is on a small piece of film or it is a computer file.
We showed the slides from our vacation.
derivation: slidable (adj.)
Word Builder: slide +
  • slide rail:
    a rail that slides inside a large rack or case. A drawer or piece of equipment is attached to the rail so that you can pull it out of the rack or case.
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