the act of moving smoothly along a surface while remaining in contact with it
the activity of flying a glider
move smoothly and effortlessly
cause to move or pass silently, smoothly, or imperceptibly
fly in or as if in a glider plane
The glede or kite.
To move gently and smoothly; to pass along without noise, violence, or apparent effort; to pass rapidly and easily, or with a smooth, silent motion, as a river in its channel, a bird in the air, a skater over ice.
To pass with a glide, as the voice.
The act or manner of moving smoothly, swiftly, and without labor or obstruction.
A transitional sound in speech which is produced by the changing of the mouth organs from one definite position to another, and with gradual change in the most frequent cases; as in passing from the begining to the end of a regular diphthong, or from vowel to consonant or consonant to vowel in a syllable, or from one component to the other of a double or diphthongal consonant (see guide to pronunciation, // 19, 161, 162). also (by bell and others), the vanish (or brief final element) or the brief initial element, in a class of diphthongal vowels, or the brief final or initial part of some consonants (see guide to pronunciation, // 18, 97, 191).