Definition Of slide


a part of a machine or musical instrument that slides.

His dark hair fell into his eyes as he looked down the slide of his instrument, inspecting the dent that his fall had put in it the day before.

a rectangular piece of glass on which an object is mounted or placed for examination under a microscope.

The measurements are performed in vitro, with a DNA construction anchored between a glass microscope slide and a silica bead.

a sandal or light shoe without a back.

a structure with a smooth sloping surface for children to slide down.

Across from school was a big public playground, filled with swing sets and slides and jungle gyms and merry-go-rounds.

move along a smooth surface while maintaining continuous contact with it.

she slid down the bank into the water

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Example Of slide

  • a slide show

  • A lone bolt would halt some of the slide , but not enough to warrant any comfort.

  • A patch of soft snow stopped my slide and all was quiet.

  • A shortened and flared slide stop release lever seems like a luxury, and you may be right.

  • An optional stainless steel slide will soon be available at a small additional charge.

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