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From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Slide \Slide\, v. t. [imp. Slid; p. p. Slidden, Slid; p.
     pr. & vb. n. Slidding.] [OE. sliden, AS. sl[imac]dan; akin
     to MHG. sl[imac]ten, also to AS. slidor slippery, E. sled,
     Lith. slidus slippery. Cf. Sled.]
     1. To move along the surface of any body by slipping, or
        without walking or rolling; to slip; to glide; as, snow
        slides down the mountain's side.
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     2. Especially, to move over snow or ice with a smooth,
        uninterrupted motion, as on a sled moving by the force of
        gravity, or on the feet.
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              They bathe in summer, and in winter slide. --Waller.
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     3. To pass inadvertently.
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              Beware thou slide not by it.          --Ecclus.
                                                    xxviii. 26.
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     4. To pass along smoothly or unobservedly; to move gently
        onward without friction or hindrance; as, a ship or boat
        slides through the water.
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              Ages shall slide away without perceiving. --Dryden.
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              Parts answering parts shall slide into a whole.
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     5. To slip when walking or standing; to fall.
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              Their foot shall slide in due time.   --Deut. xxxii.
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     6. (Mus.) To pass from one note to another with no
        perceptible cassation of sound.
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     7. To pass out of one's thought as not being of any
        consequence. [Obs. or Colloq.]
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              With good hope let he sorrow slide.   --Chaucer.
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              With a calm carelessness letting everything slide.
                                                    --Sir P.
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From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Slide \Slide\, v. t.
     1. To cause to slide; to thrust along; as, to slide one piece
        of timber along another.
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     2. To pass or put imperceptibly; to slip; as, to slide in a
        word to vary the sense of a question.
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From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Slide \Slide\, n. [AS. sl[imac]de.]
     1. The act of sliding; as, a slide on the ice.
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     2. Smooth, even passage or progress.
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              A better slide into their business.   --Bacon.
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     3. That on which anything moves by sliding. Specifically:
        (a) An inclined plane on which heavy bodies slide by the
            force of gravity, esp. one constructed on a mountain
            side for conveying logs by sliding them down.
        (b) A surface of ice or snow on which children slide for
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     4. That which operates by sliding. Specifically:
        (a) A cover which opens or closes an aperture by sliding
            over it.
        (b) (Mach.) A moving piece which is guided by a part or
            parts along which it slides.
        (c) A clasp or brooch for a belt, or the like.
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     5. A plate or slip of glass on which is a picture or
        delineation to be exhibited by means of a magic lantern,
        stereopticon, or the like; a plate on which is an object
        to be examined with a microscope.
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     6. The descent of a mass of earth, rock, or snow down a hill
        or mountain side; as, a land slide, or a snow slide; also,
        the track of bare rock left by a land slide.
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     7. (Geol.) A small dislocation in beds of rock along a line
        of fissure. --Dana.
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     8. (Mus.)
        (a) A grace consisting of two or more small notes moving
            by conjoint degrees, and leading to a principal note
            either above or below.
        (b) An apparatus in the trumpet and trombone by which the
            sounding tube is lengthened and shortened so as to
            produce the tones between the fundamental and its
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     9. (Phonetics) A sound which, by a gradual change in the
        position of the vocal organs, passes imperceptibly into
        another sound.
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     10. (Steam Engine)
         (a) Same as Guide bar, under Guide.
         (b) A slide valve.
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     Slide box (Steam Engine), a steam chest. See under Steam.
     Slide lathe, an engine lathe. See under Lathe.
     Slide rail, a transfer table. See under Transfer.
     Slide rest (Turning lathes), a contrivance for holding,
        moving, and guiding, the cutting tool, made to slide on
        ways or guides by screws or otherwise, and having compound
     Slide rule, a mathematical instrument consisting of two
        parts, one of which slides upon the other, for the
        mechanical performance of addition and subtraction, and,
        by means of logarithmic scales, of multiplication and
     Slide valve.
         (a) Any valve which opens and closes a passageway by
             sliding over a port.
         (b) A particular kind of sliding valve, often used in
             steam engines for admitting steam to the piston and
             releasing it, alternately, having a cuplike cavity in
             its face, through which the exhaust steam passes. It
             is situated in the steam chest, and moved by the
             valve gear. It is sometimes called a D valve, -- a
             name which is also applied to a semicylindrical pipe
             used as a sliding valve.
             [1913 Webster] In the illustration, a is the cylinder
             of a steam engine, in which plays the piston p; b the
             steam chest, receiving its supply from the pipe i,
             and containing the slide valve s, which is shown as
             admitting steam to one end of the cylinder through
             the port e, and opening communication between the
             exhaust passage f and the port c, for the release of
             steam from the opposite end of the cylinder.
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From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) :

      n 1: a small flat rectangular piece of glass on which specimens
           can be mounted for microscopic study [syn: slide,
           microscope slide]
      2: (geology) the descent of a large mass of earth or rocks or
         snow etc.
      3: (music) rapid sliding up or down the musical scale; "the
         violinist was indulgent with his swoops and slides" [syn:
         swoop, slide]
      4: plaything consisting of a sloping chute down which children
         can slide [syn: slide, playground slide, sliding board]
      5: 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]
      6: a transparency mounted in a frame; viewed with a slide
         projector [syn: slide, lantern slide]
      7: sloping channel through which things can descend [syn:
         chute, slide, slideway, sloping trough]
      v 1: move obliquely or sideways, usually in an uncontrolled
           manner; "the wheels skidded against the sidewalk" [syn:
           skid, slip, slue, slew, slide]
      2: to pass or move unobtrusively or smoothly; "They slid through
         the wicket in the big gate" [syn: slither, slide]
      3: move smoothly along a surface; "He slid the money over to the
         other gambler"

From Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0 :

  222 Moby Thesaurus words for "slide":
     Photostat, Telephoto, Wirephoto, Xerox, Xerox copy, advance,
     aerial photograph, aerophone, alabaster, avalanche, be effortless,
     be painless, bell, billiard table, black-and-white photograph,
     blowup, blueprint, bolt-hole, bowling alley, bowling green,
     candid photograph, cheesecake, chronophotograph, coast, coasting,
     color photograph, color print, contact printing, continue, crawl,
     creep, cyanotype, decline, decrease, diapositive, die, dip,
     double reed, downslide, downswing, downtrend, downturn, drift,
     drop, drop off, ebb, ejection seat, elapse, embouchure,
     emergency exit, endure, enlargement, escape hatch, expire, fade,
     fail, fall, fall away, fall off, falloff, fire escape, flat, flit,
     flow, flow on, flowing, fly, forget, give no trouble, glass, glide,
     gliding, glissade, glissando, gloss over, glossy, go by, go down,
     go downhill, go easily, go like clockwork, go off, go on,
     heliochrome, heliograph, hit a slump, hit rock bottom,
     hit the skids, hologram, horn, ice, ice-skate, ignore,
     inflatable slide, ivory, key, landslide, landslip, lantern slide,
     lapse, last, let slide, level, life buoy, life net, life raft,
     lifeboat, lifeline, lip, lurk, mahogany, marble, matte, microcopy,
     microprint, montage, mouse, mouthpiece, move, mug, mug shot,
     neglect, pass, pass by, pass over, photo, photobiography,
     photochronograph, photocopy, photograph, photogravure, photomap,
     photomicrograph, photomontage, photomural, photostatic copy,
     picture, pinup, pipe, plane, portrait, positive,
     present no difficulties, press on, print, proceed,
     projection printing, reach the depths, reed, roll, roll on,
     roller-skate, run, run down, run its course, run on, run out,
     run smoothly, sag, sail, sailing, sally port, satin, semi-matte,
     shift, shirk, shot, sideslip, silk, sink, skate, skateboard,
     skating, ski, skid, skiing, skim, skulk, sled, sledding, sleigh,
     slick, slidder, slide down, sliding, slink, slip, slippage,
     slipping, slither, slithering, slump, slur, smooth, snake, snap,
     snapshot, snowslide, snowslip, spill, steal, still,
     still photograph, stream, subside, subsidence, sweep, sweeping,
     telephotograph, tennis court, toboggan, tobogganing, tooter,
     touch bottom, transparency, tumble, valve, velvet, wane, wind,
     wind instrument, work well

From The Free On-line Dictionary of Computing (30 December 2018) :

      A now-retired Jakarta project to develop a
     repository for content management.  Slide is no longer in
     development.  It featured WebDAV, DeltaV WebDAV versioning,
     different databases and file system storage, transactions and
     locking, flexible permissions per file and more.
     http://jakarta.apache.org/slide/)">Slide home (http://jakarta.apache.org/slide/).

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