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Webster's Dictionary [1]

(1): ( n.) A surface of ice or snow on which children slide for amusement.

(2): ( n.) A small dislocation in beds of rock along a line of fissure.

(3): ( n.) A grace consisting of two or more small notes moving by conjoint degrees, and leading to a principal note either above or below.

(4): ( n.) 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 harmonics.

(5): ( n.) A sound which, by a gradual change in the position of the vocal organs, passes imperceptibly into another sound.

(6): ( n.) Same as Guide bar, under Guide.

(7): ( n.) A slide valve.

(8): ( n.) A cover which opens or closes an aperture by sliding over it.

(9): ( n.) That which operates by sliding.

(10): ( n.) A moving piece which is guided by a part or parts along which it slides.

(11): ( n.) 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.

(12): ( n.) Smooth, even passage or progress.

(13): ( v. t.) To pass or put imperceptibly; to slip; as, to slide in a word to vary the sense of a question.

(14): ( v. t.) To cause to slide; to thrust along; as, to slide one piece of timber along another.

(15): ( v. t.) To pass out of one's thought as not being of any consequence.

(16): ( v. t.) To pass from one note to another with no perceptible cassation of sound.

(17): ( v. t.) To slip when walking or standing; to fall.

(18): ( v. t.) To pass along smoothly or unobservedly; to move gently onward without friction or hindrance; as, a ship or boat slides through the water.

(19): ( v. t.) 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.

(20): ( n.) 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.

(21): ( n.) A clasp or brooch for a belt, or the like.

(22): ( n.) 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.

(23): ( n.) The act of sliding; as, a slide on the ice.

(24): ( v. t.) 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.

(25): ( v. t.) To pass inadvertently.

(26): ( n.) That on which anything moves by sliding.

King James Dictionary [2]

Slide, pret. slid pp. slid, slidden.

1. To move along the surface of any body by slipping, or without bounding or rolling to slip to glide as, a sled slides on snow and ice a snow-slip slides down the mountain's side. 2. To move along the surface without stepping as, a man slides on ice. 3. To pass inadvertently. Make a door and a bar for thy mouth beware thou slide not by it. 4. To pass smoothly along without jerks or agitation as, a ship or boat slides through the water. 5. To pass in silent unobserved progression. Ages shall slide away without perceiving. 6. To pass silently and gradually from one state to another as, to slide insensibly into vicious practices, or into the customs of others. 7. To pass without difficulty or obstruction. Parts answ'ring parts shall slide into a whole. 8. To practice sliding or moving on ice. They bathe in summer and in winter slide. 9. To slip to fall. 10. To pass with an easy, smooth, uninterrupted course or flow.


1. To slip to pass or put in imperceptibly as, to slide in a word to vary the sense of a question. 2. To thrust along or to thrust by slipping as, to slide along a piece of timber.

Slide, n.

1. A smooth and easy passage also, a slider. 2. Flow even course.

Wilson's Dictionary of Bible Types [3]

 Deuteronomy 32:35 (b) In this way the Lord is describing the perilous condition of those who are His enemies. He permits them to prosper for a while, and then in a moment they are cut off and sent into eternity.

 Psalm 26:1 (b) David knew that he was in the hands of his loving Lord, and therefore would stand firm and would not fall by the wayside.

 Psalm 37:31 (b) It is evident that the Word of God is sufficient to sustain the life and the activity of the child of God. It will keep him walking in a path of uprightness.

 Jeremiah 8:5 (b) The inhabitants of Jerusalem were constantly drifting from the Lord, disobeying His laws, neglecting the sacrifices, and incurring the wrath of God.

 Hosea 4:16 (b) This interesting picture describes Israel refusing to come at GOD's call, and resisting the sweet influences of His Word, and His prophets.