Definition of 'slide'

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Example sentences containing 'slide'

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The cigarette slides smoothly out and you can feel the filter resting in your mouth. The Sun (2010)He was probably watching the share price slide. Times, Sunday Times (2012)You could slide the roof back to dine under the sun or stars. The Sun (2012)It would see the economy slide back into negative growth. The Sun (2010)But the added cost of making it slide like a trombone? Times, Sunday Times (2009)You can slide open the windows so that the indoor and outdoor spaces combine into one. Times, Sunday Times (2015)This means you buy a slide film and process it as a negative film. Times, Sunday Times (2010)Two mall security guards loomed outside a wide glass sliding door. Ben Nimmo IN FORKBEARD'S WAKE: Coasting Round Scandinavia (2003)The sliding white screen of a cloud. Times, Sunday Times (2010)The glass walls slide open at the corner to bring the outside in. Times, Sunday Times (2006)You sat down and slid along the seats until you reached the front. Times, Sunday Times (2010)The automatic box slides smoothly between its six ratios and the steering is fingertip light. Times, Sunday Times (2010)You can slide off the base to replace it with a camera shutter unit with a big battery inside. The Sun (2016)The doc came into the room, holding up my slide and whistling through his teeth. Times, Sunday Times (2010)A swing and a slide have been put up in the garden. Times, Sunday Times (2006)When he played his slide guitar in particular, it felt as if he was playing directly on the heartstrings. Times, Sunday Times (2008)Another from her childhood shows her aged around five, sticking her tongue out at the bottom of a playground slide. The Sun (2016)The danger with a group so settled is that those outside it may see their England hopes as sliding gradually away from them. Times, Sunday Times (2014)The resultant slide dumped him almost at the Bear's feet. Tepper, Sheri S. A Plague of Angels (1993)The profits rise for 2010 was boosted by a 30 per cent slide in the money set aside for bad debts. The Sun (2011)

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Translations for 'slide'

British English: slide /slaɪd/ NOUN
A slide in a playground is a structure that has a steep slope for children to slide down.
Two young children were playing on a slide.
  • American English: slide
  • Arabic: انْزِلَاق
  • Brazilian Portuguese: escorregador
  • Chinese: 滑梯
  • Croatian: tobogan
  • Czech: klouzačka
  • Danish: rutsjebane
  • Dutch: glijbaan
  • European Spanish: tobogán
  • Finnish: liuku
  • French: toboggan
  • German: Rutsche
  • Greek: τσουλήθρα
  • Italian: scivolo
  • Japanese: 滑ること
  • Korean: 미끄러지기
  • Norwegian: sklie
  • Polish: zjeżdżalnia
  • European Portuguese: escorrega
  • Romanian: tobogan
  • Russian: скольжение
  • Spanish: tobogán
  • Swedish: rutschkana
  • Thai: สไลเดอร์
  • Turkish: kaydırak
  • Ukrainian: схил
  • Vietnamese: sự trượt
British English: slide /slaɪd/ VERB
When something slides somewhere, or when you slide it somewhere, it moves there smoothly over or against something else.
Tears were sliding down his cheeks.
  • American English: slide
  • Arabic: يَنْزَلِقُ
  • Brazilian Portuguese: escorregar
  • Chinese: 滑动
  • Croatian: kliziti
  • Czech: klouzat
  • Danish: glide
  • Dutch: glijden
  • European Spanish: deslizarse
  • Finnish: liukua
  • French: glisser
  • German: gleiten
  • Greek: τσουλάω
  • Italian: scivolare
  • Japanese: 滑る
  • Korean: 미끄러지다
  • Norwegian: skli
  • Polish: pośliznąć się
  • European Portuguese: escorregar
  • Romanian: a aluneca
  • Russian: скользить
  • Spanish: deslizarse
  • Swedish: åka rutschkana
  • Thai: ทำให้ลื่นถลา
  • Turkish: kaymak
  • Ukrainian: скочуватися
  • Vietnamese: trượt trôi


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