What is slide?

  • (noun): (music) rapid sliding up or down the musical scale.
    Synonyms: swoop
    See also — Additional definitions below

Some articles on slide, slides:

Slide.com
... Slide, Inc ... operator of the Slide.com website, was a Web 2.0 company founded by Max Levchin and based in San Francisco, California ...
Large-format Slide Projector
... A large-format slide projector (also often called "large-format projector" or "large-image projector") is a kind of slide projector for large image projection which has a very powerful light source (up to 12 thousand ... Therefore it is necessary to use a large slide format to protect the slide material from overheating during the projection process (even when the light is ... Slide formats include 18 × 18 cm (7.1 × 7.1") or 24 × 24 cm (9.4 × 9.4") ...
Large-image Projection
... A large-format slide projector (also often called "large-format projector" or "large-image projector") is a kind of slide projector for large image projection which has a very powerful light source ... Therefore it is necessary to use a large slide format to protect the slide material from overheating during the projection process (even when the light is filtered to only ... Slide formats include 18 × 18 cm (7.1 × 7.1") or 24 × 24 cm (9.4 × 9.4") ...
Submarine Landslide Processes
... of the movements are mutually exclusive, for example a slide cannot be a fall ... Some types of mass movements, such as slides, can be distinguished by the disrupted step like morphology which shows that there was only minor movement of the failed mass ... The displaced material on a slide moves on a thin region of high strain ...

More definitions of "slide":

  • (noun): (geology) the descent of a large mass of earth or rocks or snow etc..
  • (verb): Move smoothly along a surface.
    Example: "He slid the money over to the other gambler"
  • (noun): Plaything consisting of a sloping chute down which children can slide.
  • (verb): Move obliquely or sideways, usually in an uncontrolled manner.
    Synonyms: skid, slip, slue, slew
  • (noun): A small flat rectangular piece of glass on which specimens can be mounted for microscopic study.
    Synonyms: microscope slide
  • (noun): A transparency mounted in a frame; viewed with a slide projector.
    Synonyms: lantern slide
  • (noun): The act of moving smoothly along a surface while remaining in contact with it.
    Example: "His slide didn't stop until the bottom of the hill"
    Synonyms: glide, coast
  • (verb): To pass or move unobtrusively or smoothly.
    Synonyms: slither

Famous quotes containing the word slide:

    We can slide it
    Rapidly backwards and forwards: we call this
    Easing the spring. And rapidly backwards and forwards
    The early bees are assaulting and fumbling the flowers:
    They call it easing the Spring.
    Henry Reed (1914–1986)

    George Shears ... was hanged in a barn near the store. The rope was thrown over a beam, and he was asked to walk up a ladder to save the trouble of preparing a drop for him. “Gentlemen,” he said, “I am not used to this business. Shall I jump off or slide off?” He was told to jump.
    —For the State of Montana, U.S. public relief program (1935-1943)