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 for glide
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Glede \Glede\ (gl[=e]d), n. [AS. glida, akin to Icel. gle[eth]a,
     Sw. glada. Cf. Glide, v. i.] (Zool.)
     The common European kite ({Milvus ictinus). This name is
     also sometimes applied to the buzzard. [Written also glead,
     gled, gleed, glade, and glide.]
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From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Glide \Glide\, n. (Zool.)
     The glede or kite.
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From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Glide \Glide\, v. i. [imp. & p. p. Glided; p. pr. & vb. n.
     Gliding.] [AS. gl[imac]dan; akin to D. glijden, OHG.
     gl[imac]tan, G. gleiten, Sw. glida, Dan. glide, and prob. to
     E. glad.]
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     1. 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.
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              The river glideth at his own sweet will.
                                                    --Wordsworth.
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     2. (Phon.) To pass with a glide, as the voice.
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     3. (A["e]ronautics) To move through the air by virtue of
        gravity or momentum; to volplane.
        [Webster 1913 Suppl.]

From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Glide \Glide\, n.
     1. The act or manner of moving smoothly, swiftly, and without
        labor or obstruction.
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              They prey at last ensnared, he dreadful darts,
              With rapid glide, along the leaning line. --Thomson.
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              Seeing Orlando, it unlink'd itself,
              And with indented glides did slip away. --Shak.
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     2. (Phon.) 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, [sect][sect] 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, [sect][sect] 18,
        97, 191).
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     Note: The on-glide of a vowel or consonant is the glidemade
           in passing to it, the off-glide, one made in passing
           from it. Glides of the other sort are distinguished as
           initial or final, or fore-glides and after-glides. For
           voice-glide, see Guide to Pronunciation, [sect][sect]
           17, 95.
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     3. (A["e]ronautics) Movement of a glider, a["e]roplane, etc.,
        through the air under gravity or its own movement.
        [Webster 1913 Suppl.]

From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) :

  glide
      n 1: a vowellike sound that serves as a consonant [syn:
           semivowel, glide]
      2: the act of moving smoothly along a surface while remaining in
         contact with it; "his slide didn't stop until the bottom of
         the hill"; "the children lined up for a coast down the snowy
         slope" [syn: slide, glide, coast]
      3: the activity of flying a glider [syn: glide, gliding,
         sailplaning, soaring, sailing]
      v 1: move smoothly and effortlessly
      2: fly in or as if in a glider plane
      3: cause to move or pass silently, smoothly, or imperceptibly

From Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0 :

  255 Moby Thesaurus words for "glide":
     accented, acrobatics, advance, aerobatics, aeroplane, airlift,
     airplane, allophone, alveolar, apical, apico-alveolar,
     apico-dental, articulated, articulation, aspiration, assimilated,
     assimilation, avalanche, back, balloon, banking, barytone,
     be airborne, be effortless, be painless, bilabial, broad,
     cacuminal, central, cerebral, chandelle, check, checked, close,
     coast, coasting, consonant, consonantal, continuant, continue,
     crabbing, creep, cruise, dental, diphthong, dissimilated,
     dissimilation, dive, diving, dorsal, drift, elapse, endure,
     epenthetic vowel, expire, explosive, ferry, fishtailing, flat,
     flit, float, flow, flow on, flowing, fly, foot, front, ghost,
     give no trouble, gliding, glissade, glissando, glossal, glottal,
     glottalization, go by, go easily, go like clockwork, go on,
     gumshoe, guttural, hard, heavy, high, hop, hover, hydroplane,
     ice-skate, intonated, jet, labial, labialization, labiodental,
     labiovelar, landslide, landslip, lapse, laryngeal, last, lateral,
     lax, light, lingual, liquid, low, manner of articulation, mid,
     modification, monophthong, monophthongal, morphophoneme, mouse,
     mute, muted, narrow, nasal, nasalized, navigate, nose dive,
     occlusive, open, oxytone, palatal, palatalized, parasitic vowel,
     pass, pass by, peak, pharyngeal, pharyngealization, pharyngealized,
     phone, phoneme, phonemic, phonetic, phonic, pitch, pitched,
     plosive, plow the deep, posttonic, power dive,
     present no difficulties, press on, proceed, prothetic vowel,
     pull-up, pullout, pushdown, pussyfoot, retroflex, ride,
     ride the sea, roll, roll on, roller-skate, rolling, rounded, run,
     run its course, run on, run out, run smoothly, sail, sailing,
     sailplane, scud, seaplane, segmental phoneme, semivowel, shoot,
     sideslip, skate, skateboard, skating, ski, skid, skiing, skim,
     skulk, sled, sledding, sleigh, slick, slidder, slide, slide down,
     sliding, slink, slip, slippage, slipping, slither, slithering,
     snake, sneak, snowslide, snowslip, soar, soft, sonant, sonority,
     speech sound, spiral, stall, steal, stop, stopped, stream,
     stressed, strong, stunting, subsidence, surd, sweep, sweeping,
     syllabic, syllabic nucleus, syllabic peak, syllable,
     tactical maneuvers, take the air, take wing, tense, thick, throaty,
     toboggan, tobogganing, tonal, tonic, transition sound, triphthong,
     twangy, unaccented, unrounded, unstressed, velar, vocable, vocalic,
     vocoid, voice, voiced, voiced sound, voiceless, voiceless sound,
     voicing, volplane, vowel, vowellike, walk the waters, weak, wide,
     wing, work well, zoom
  
  

From U.S. Gazetteer Places (2000) :

  Glide, OR -- U.S. Census Designated Place in Oregon
     Population (2000):    1690
     Housing Units (2000): 675
     Land area (2000):     10.100760 sq. miles (26.160847 sq. km)
     Water area (2000):    0.062185 sq. miles (0.161058 sq. km)
     Total area (2000):    10.162945 sq. miles (26.321905 sq. km)
     FIPS code:            29750
     Located within:       Oregon (OR), FIPS 41
     Location:             43.319078 N, 123.066926 W
     ZIP Codes (1990):     97443
     Note: some ZIP codes may be omitted esp. for suburbs.
     Headwords:
      Glide, OR
      Glide
  

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