move along easily or smoothly

  • 1 slide — vb Slide, slip, glide, skid, glissade, slither, coast, toboggan can mean to move along easily and smoothly over or as if over a surface. Slide usually implies accelerating motion and continuous contact with a smooth and slippery surface; it is… …

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  • 2 flow — I. v. n. 1. Stream, run, pour, roll on, sweep along. 2. Melt, liquefy, be molten, deliquesce. 3. Issue, emanate, proceed, come, grow, arise, follow, spring, result, be derived. 4. Glide, move along easily or smoothly. 5. Wave, float, undulate,… …

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  • 3 Russia — /rush euh/, n. 1. Also called Russian Empire. Russian, Rossiya. a former empire in E Europe and N and W Asia: overthrown by the Russian Revolution 1917. Cap.: St. Petersburg (1703 1917). 2. See Union of Soviet Socialist Republics. 3. See Russian… …

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  • 4 mathematics — /math euh mat iks/, n. 1. (used with a sing. v.) the systematic treatment of magnitude, relationships between figures and forms, and relations between quantities expressed symbolically. 2. (used with a sing. or pl. v.) mathematical procedures,… …

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  • 5 Corona — This article is about the astronomical term. For other uses, see Corona (disambiguation). During a total solar eclipse, the solar corona can be seen with the naked eye. A corona is a type of plasma atmosphere of the Sun or other celestial body,… …

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  • 6 roll — Synonyms and related words: Danish, Danish pastry, English muffin, Parker House roll, Yorkshire pudding, account, advance, agenda, align, amble, angular momentum, angular motion, angular velocity, annals, arrive, axial motion, backing, bagel,… …

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  • 7 Earthquake — For other uses, see Earthquake (disambiguation). Global earthquake epicenters, 1963–1998 …

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  • 8 Overhead lines — This article is about the transmission of electrical power to road and rail vehicles. For transmission of bulk electrical power to general consumers, see Electric power transmission. For powerlines mounted on pylons, see overhead power line.… …

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  • 9 slide — slidable, adj. slidableness, n. /sluyd/, v., slid /slid/, slid or slidden /slid n/, sliding, n. v.i. 1. to move along in continuous contact with a smooth or slippery surface: to slide down a snow covered hill. 2. to slip or skid …

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  • 10 flow — Synonyms and related words: Atticism, Brownian movement, abound, abundance, accrue from, advance, affluence, afflux, affluxion, air flow, ample sufficiency, ampleness, amplitude, angular motion, appropriateness, arise, arise from, ascend,… …

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  • 11 slide — [[t]slaɪd[/t]] v. slid(slid), slid•ing, 1) to move along in continuous contact with a smooth or slippery surface 2) to slip or skid 3) to glide or pass smoothly 4) to slip easily or unobtrusively on or as if on a track (usu. fol. by in, out,… …

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  • 12 slide — [c]/slaɪd / (say sluyd) verb (slid, slid or slidden, sliding) –verb (i) 1. to move along in continuous contact with a smooth or slippery surface: to slide down a snow covered hill. 2. to slip, as one losing foothold or as a vehicle skidding. 3.… …

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  • 13 glide — (v.) O.E. glidan move along smoothly and easily, glide, slip, slide (class I strong verb, past tense glad, past participle gliden), from W.Gmc. *glidan to glide (Cf. O.S. glidan, O.Fris. glida, Ger. gleiten). Related: Glided; gliding. Strong past …

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  • 14 china — /chuy neuh/, n. 1. a translucent ceramic material, biscuit fired at a high temperature, its glaze fired at a low temperature. 2. any porcelain ware. 3. plates, cups, saucers, etc., collectively. 4. figurines made of porcelain or ceramic material …

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  • 15 China — /chuy neuh/, n. 1. People s Republic of, a country in E Asia. 1,221,591,778; 3,691,502 sq. mi. (9,560,990 sq. km). Cap.: Beijing. 2. Republic of. Also called Nationalist China. a republic consisting mainly of the island of Taiwan off the SE coast …

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  • 16 France — /frans, frahns/; Fr. /frddahonns/, n. 1. Anatole /ann nann tawl /, (Jacques Anatole Thibault), 1844 1924, French novelist and essayist: Nobel prize 1921. 2. a republic in W Europe. 58,470,421; 212,736 sq. mi. (550,985 sq. km). Cap.: Paris. 3.… …

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  • 17 Germany — /jerr meuh nee/, n. a republic in central Europe: after World War II divided into four zones, British, French, U.S., and Soviet, and in 1949 into East Germany and West Germany; East and West Germany were reunited in 1990. 84,068,216; 137,852 sq.… …

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  • 18 performing arts — arts or skills that require public performance, as acting, singing, or dancing. [1945 50] * * * ▪ 2009 Introduction Music Classical.       The last vestiges of the Cold War seemed to thaw for a moment on Feb. 26, 2008, when the unfamiliar strains …

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  • 19 Economic Affairs — ▪ 2006 Introduction In 2005 rising U.S. deficits, tight monetary policies, and higher oil prices triggered by hurricane damage in the Gulf of Mexico were moderating influences on the world economy and on U.S. stock markets, but some other… …

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  • 20 Computers and Information Systems — ▪ 2009 Introduction Smartphone: The New Computer.       The market for the smartphone in reality a handheld computer for Web browsing, e mail, music, and video that was integrated with a cellular telephone continued to grow in 2008. According to… …

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