- (transitive & intransitive) If something slides, it moves smoothly and easily, usually over a surface.
- She put on the brakes and slid sideways fifteen yards before she was stopped by a pine tree.
- Carefully slide the egg from the fry pan onto the warm plate.
- She slid the paper beneath the door.
- He jumped into the elevator just as its door was sliding shut.
- He sat down and slid the shoes on quickly.
- Jordana took a deep breath and slid into a seat near the back of the room.
- Slipping and sliding on the snowy sidewalks, I slowly walked up toward the house.
- She felt his fingers sliding under her hair, along the base of her neck.
- Lean forward to see if the new glasses slide off your nose.
- He slid his hand slowly into his pocket.
- Emma slid out of bed, jumping when her feet touched the icy floor.
- They watched their shadows slide along the wall beside them.
- (intransitive) If prices, numbers, rates, etc. slide, they go down.
- Oil prices are expected to slide in the near future.
- (countable) A slide is a structure, usually on a playground, that you slide down.
- He made a splash by entering the pool on a water slide.
- (countable) A slide is a small photographic image on transparent plastic.
- When Kodak stopped making the slide projector last fall, it was the end of an era.
- A slide presentation on the history of the Irving Park neighborhood will be shown throughout the day.
- The photo contest has winners in slides, prints, and digital images.
- I'm going to show you some slides of real patients and real injuries that are pretty nasty.
- (countable) A microscope slide is a piece of glass to hold something under a microscope.
- She transferred each flake to a glass slide under a microscope.
- (countable) A slide is a long slow movement down.
- He's just an actor whose life is on a downward slide.
- The slide in gas prices won't continue.
- (countable) A slide is a sliding part of a machine or musical instrument.
- His trombone slide was stuck. So he had to excuse himself to get it oiled.
- (countable) A slide is a smooth, easy movement, usually over a surface.
- (countable) A rock, snow, or mud slide is when a large amount of the material falls down a hill or mountain.
A playground slide
A photographic slide
A microscope slide
A trombone; parts 4, 5 & 6 belong to the slide
A rock slide has closed the road