sliding

Definitions

  • Sliding Cut
    Sliding Cut
  • WordNet 3.6
    • adj sliding being a smooth continuous motion
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Additional illustrations & photos:

Try-Square.  Miter-Square.  Sliding-T Try-Square. Miter-Square. Sliding-T
The Slippery Slide The Slippery Slide
wolfhound and dingoes sliding down a bank wolfhound and dingoes sliding down a bank
Sliding Down to Work Sliding Down to Work
THE SLIDE THE SLIDE
Double Sliding Carrier Double Sliding Carrier

Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
  • Interesting fact: Bob Weir of the Grateful Dead learned to play slide guitar on stage much to the chagrin of Jerry Garcia.
    • Sliding Slippery; elusory. "That sliding science hath me made so bare."
    • Sliding That slides or slips; gliding; moving smoothly.
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • n sliding The motion of a body along a plane when the same face or surface of the moving body keeps in contact with the surface of the plane: thus distinguished from rolling, in which the several parts of the moving body come successively in contact with the plane on which it roils.
    • n sliding The sport of gliding on snow or ice, on the feet, on a sled or a toboggan, or (in former use) on skates, etc.
    • n sliding Falling; lapse; merging.
    • n sliding Transgression; lapse; backsliding.
    • sliding Slippery; uncertain; unstable; changing.
    • sliding Movable; graduated; varying; changing according to circumstances: as, a sliding scale (which see, under slide, v.).
    • sliding That slides; fitted for being slid.
    • sliding Sloping.
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Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
    • Sliding act of one who slides: falling: backsliding
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Etymology

Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
A.S. slídan, to slide; Dut. slidderen, to slip.

Usage

In literature:

I can slide ever so far, and I've ridden on Jimmie boy's sled.
"A Little Girl in Old Boston" by Amanda Millie Douglas
Remove the straightedge and slide the piece that is between the braces along until it projects 4 or 5 in.
"Mission Furniture" by H. H. Windsor
A feller would slide in, an' he could make money diggin' fer gold.
"Dave Porter in the Gold Fields" by Edward Stratemeyer
Step easy, and don't start it slippin' or you'll slide to kingdom come.
"The Man from the Bitter Roots" by Caroline Lockhart
Life kept on as it had been going, with many things sliding in and out, but they have nothing to do with what is hanging over us now.
"The Blue Wall" by Richard Washburn Child
A rock slide had sent a great heap of stone into the river.
"Still Jim" by Honoré Willsie Morrow
Down with you, and slide over.
"The Crystal Hunters" by George Manville Fenn
He has a great many lantern slides and will tell you many things of interest.
"Northern Nut Growers Association Report of the Proceedings at the Fifth Annual Meeting" by Various
He had even Fred's little way of sliding over his r's.
"Stanford Stories" by Charles K. Field
This stand will be large enough to hold six slides at once, and enables the light to shine right through them.
"Golden Days for Boys and Girls" by Various
All the boys were out sliding.
"The Nursery, December 1873, Vol. XIV. No. 6" by Various
There's a rope and there's a slide Zzzip!
"Here and Now Story Book" by Lucy Sprague Mitchell
He pressed back the magazine slide of one of them, and smiled somewhat grimly at Grant.
"The Cattle-Baron's Daughter" by Harold Bindloss
W. A. Sherwood, Lutherville, Md., a magic lantern with 12 slides and a font of job type, for rare foreign and U.S. stamps.
"Golden Days for Boys and Girls" by Various
Qutuz was a weight against him, sliding downward.
"The Saracen: Land of the Infidel" by Robert Shea
All of them handy sizes and sliding safely through.
"Thurston of Orchard Valley" by Harold Bindloss
Panels were sliding open, and people, scantily attired, thrust startled heads out into the corridor.
"Pirates of the Gorm" by Nat Schachner
The slide is now placed upon the stage.
"The Story of the Cotton Plant" by Frederick Wilkinson
Suddenly the flour sacks on every side of me began to slide.
"The Spoilers of the Valley" by Robert Watson
Then I promptly forgot all about her and ran off into a warehouse where the gang had gone to slide.
"The Harbor" by Ernest Poole
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In poetry:

While Faith is with me I am blest;
It turns my darkest night to day;
But while I clasp it to my breast
I often feel it slide away.
"A Hymn" by Anne Bronte
While Faith is with me, I am blest;
It turns my darkest night to day;
But while I clasp it to my breast,
I often feel it slide away.
"The Doubter's Prayer" by Anne Bronte
A dazzling radiance reigns o'er all—
O'er gardens densely green,
O'er old grey bridges and the small,
Slow flood which slides between.
"Cambridge in the Long" by Amy Levy
Through her the peace that passeth sight
Came to him, as he lapsed away
As one whose troubled dreams of night
Slide slowly into tranquil day.
""I Was A Stranger, And Ye Took Me In"" by John Greenleaf Whittier
Fair is her cottage in its place,
Where yon broad water sweetly slowly glides.
It sees itself from thatch to base
Dream in the sliding tides.
"Requiescat" by Alfred Lord Tennyson
A silver tide,
The waters glide,
And round the feet of mountains slide,
O'er whose high steep
The moonbeams peep,
And on through winding valleys keep.
""In Peace And Quietness"" by Oscar Fay Adams

In news:

) They said the tide was very high and the surf was sliding up under the lifeguard stand.
Tapered sliding dovetails hold it all together.
View Slide Show of "Niles @ Canfield ".
BYU's #10 Matt Carlino puts in a shot as he slides past Portland's #32 Ryan Nicholas as BYU and Portland play Saturday, Feb 25, 2012 in the Marriott Center in Provo Utah.
Sometimes I think there is more time spent on the sub-titles of sequel flicks than on their plots which, for the most part are in a downward slide into mediocrity and generally more of the same.
Cole Whitt (33) slides to the bottom of the track on lap 16 of the Good Sam Club 500 at Talladega Superspeedway.
Students break ' Cha-Cha Slide' record.
Fontaine Fifth Wheel has released a video and document outlining the proper coupling, sliding, and uncoupling procedures for its newest fifthwheels, the Fontaine Ultra LT, Ultra HD, and Ultra HR.
View the "Josh's Deli Pancakes How-To" slide show.
Amid sliding support by whites, elderly.
Having trouble installing Accuride 123 pocket door slides.
Latest Polk County rock slide cleared quickly.
Economy on a Downward Slide.
Reporter Kirk Baird and photographer Amy E Voigt spent a night in the Mansion View Inn in the Old West End looking for ghosts in the home built in 1871 CLICK ANY IMAGE TO VIEW FULL PHOTO, START SLIDE SHOW.
Gibraltar 's earnings slide with building slump.
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In science:

We say that this kind of transformation ξ 7→ ζ is an S-move in I from ξ to ζ (‘S’ stands r (c; ξ ) = γ I for “slide”).
A characterization of finitely generated reflection subgroups of Coxeter groups orthogonal to a reflection
Critical behavior” “ Collective dynamics in a model of sliding charge-density waves.
Random polymers and delocalization transitions
The behavior of the superfluid at the boundaries is influenced by the quantized vortices, which can either slide past, or pin to, irregularities on the boundaries.
Transitions between turbulent and laminar superfluid vorticity states in the outer core of a neutron star
It arises in other contexts in tableau theory, for example in defining Sch¨utzenberger slides.
Puzzles, Tableaux and Mosaics
We assume familiarity with jeu de taquin and Sch¨utzenberger slides [S] and refer the reader to [F].
Puzzles, Tableaux and Mosaics
The strategy of this proof is a version of the sliding method .
Traveling waves in a one-dimensional random medium
Nirenberg, On the method of moving planes and the sliding method, Bol. da Soc.
Traveling waves in a one-dimensional random medium
Note that in the case of the sliding there is also a “closest point” map denoted by ′ for the sliding of the β -curves and by ′′ for the sliding of the α-curves.
Transversely non simple knots
So far, we have fairly extensive tests of the spreadsheet and word-processing functions, and have verified that slide presentations and drawings can be accessed.
TellTable Spreadsheet Audit: from Technical Possibility to Operating Prototype
Recent experimental work in optics has realized layered media through a concatenation of glass slides and air gaps.
Averaging of Nonlinearity Management with Dissipation
Note that this argument applies to virtual links as well as classical links, since we can slide a classical kink past a virtual crossing using a detour move.
Link invariants from finite racks
Galactic and atmospheric extinction (see also Straizys et al. 1998). A purely linear stellar locus line does not allow for a unique stellar locus regression solution, as an instrumental locus could slide freely along that line.
Stellar Locus Regression: Accurate Color Calibration, and the Real-time Determination of Galaxy Cluster Photometric Redshifts
Images of these TMA slides are then acquired and partitioned into individual spot images, where each spot corresponds to the slicing of one tissue core.
Mass data exploration in oncology: An information synthesis approach
One solution is the concept of virtual TMA slides which displays data from several experiments at once.
Mass data exploration in oncology: An information synthesis approach
Statistics for average results in “sliding window ” estimations of the Shannon entropy.
How Random Is Quantum Randomness? An Experimental Approach
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