slide by

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • v slide by pass by "three years elapsed"
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Usage

In literature:

A kind of sluice in which the aperture is regulated by a board sliding in a frame and groove.
"The Sailor's Word-Book" by William Henry Smyth
The slides A A are adjustable to any width required, and are fixed by the screws B B.
"Bookbinding, and the Care of Books" by Douglas Cockerell
Most of the houses have small courtyards communicated with by rough sliding doors.
"The Caravan Route between Egypt and Syria" by Ludwig Salvator
By that time the sleigh had swept on into the sliding whiteness.
"The Cattle-Baron's Daughter" by Harold Bindloss
By reaching the arm through one of these apertures the slide could be locked.
"Seek and Find" by Oliver Optic
Awed by the terror of the glacier slide, they had retreated from the spot in haste.
"The Plant Hunters" by Mayne Reid
Baker turned the pages, which were fastened to the cover by slide fasteners.
"The Great Gray Plague" by Raymond F. Jones
By pushing the door the latch will slide out of the rounded notch and the door opens.
"Shelters, Shacks and Shanties" by D.C. Beard
By two o'clock in the afternoon the slide was ready.
"The Golden House" by Mrs. Woods Baker
We mounted up to Santa Margherita, and then went down the decline by leaps, rolls, and slides.
"Cuore (Heart)" by Edmondo De Amicis
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In poetry:

The law and gospel of the Lord
Deep in his heart abide;
Led by the Spirit and the word,
His feet shall never slide.
"Psalm 37 part 2" by Isaac Watts
From the folds of my unknown place,
When my soul is glad and free,
I will slide by my God's sweet grace
And hang like a cloud on thee.
"To My Mother Earth" by George MacDonald
Some die eloquent, pressed to death
By the sliding trench as their friends can hear
Some die wholly in half a breath.
Some—give trouble for half a year.
"A Death-Bed" by Rudyard Kipling
Poor folks he'll shun; but pray by rich, if ill,
And watch, and watch—to slide into their will;
Then pop, perchance, in consecrated wine,
What speeds the soul, he fits for realms divine.
"The Progress Of A Divine: Satire" by Richard Savage
But Virtue sits, triumphing still
Upon the throne of glorious fame;
Though spiteful death man's body kill
Yet hurts he not his vertuous name;
By life or death what so betides,
The state of virtue never slides.
"Verses" by Anonymous British
I have been wondering
What you are thinking about, and by now suppose
It is certainly not me.
But the crocus is up, and the lark, and the blundering
Blood knows what it knows.
It talks to itself all night, like a sliding moonlit sea.
"A Letter" by Anthony Hecht

In news:

Photo by Jon Lundin The Slides at Whiteface .
The first storm is going to slide by to our south across Arizona.
The Booty Slide result-driven workout, created by recognized fitness expert, Rebecca Kordecki, is now available at mass market retailers across the US and is featured in an extensive TV advertising campaign.
Abby was under the impression she'd be celebrating on Wednesday by zipping down the water slides at the Great Wolf Lodge.
Learn more about each fact check by clicking the link on the right of each slide.
At the back of Linda and Gary Carlson's closet, slides they had taken at grands prix gone by sat untouched for 20 years.
Congrats to The Goo Goo Dolls, IRIS voted #1 Pop Song of past 20 years by Billboard and SLIDE is at #9.
A few months ago, they released a Nike slide that was inspired by the Nike Air Jordan XII, and it was a success.
Gazette photo by Scott Ertle Stillwater's Hannah Okerstrom slides a pass during Thursday's 3-1 season-opening victory over Blaine at the St Croix Valley Rec Center.
Golfers say the perfect weather came unexpectedly and they weren't about to let the opportunity slide by.
Peaking implies a sharp improvement in performance followed by a slide "down the other side".
Learn how to create a basic presentation by adding slides, ClipArt, WordArt.
This lick was inspired by Allen Hinds' solo in "Oscar's Swagger," off his great Monkeys and Slides album.
National Cancer Institute slides with summaries by topic.
Williams grew up surrounded by music in the early '70s, learning slide guitar licks and stage presence from his blues-legend uncle, J.B. Ed found his own sound but he respectfully recalls his uncle's influence.
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In science:

The performance criterion is obtained by taking the average of a(·) over a sliding window within the last L samples, down to a minimum window i=25 a(i, Ei ).
Bayesian Optimization for Adaptive MCMC
The sliding vector field associated to Z is the vector field Z s tangent to Σ3 and defined at q ∈ Σ3 by Z s(q) = m − q with m being the point of the segment joining q + X (q) and q + Y (q) such that m − q is tangent to Σ3 (see Figure 1).
Bifurcations of Non Smooth Vector Fields on $\R^2$ by Geometric Singular Perturbations
X f (q) 6= 0 or Y f (q) 6= 0 then, by Theorem 1.1 of , there exists a singular perturbation problem such that the sliding region is homeomorphic to the slow manifold and the sliding vector field is topologically equivalent to the reduced problem.
Bifurcations of Non Smooth Vector Fields on $\R^2$ by Geometric Singular Perturbations
Recall that we can transform a Heegaard diagram by isotopies and handle-slides and stabilizations.
Heegaard Floer homology, L-spaces and smoothing order on links II
If n1 and nk are not zero, we also have ni = 1 for all i and we can also transform the diagram by handle-slides so that mi = 0 for all i (see Figure 24).
Heegaard Floer homology, L-spaces and smoothing order on links II
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