Glidingly \Glid"ing*ly\, adv. In a gliding manner. [1913 Webster]

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  • glidingly — glid·ing·ly …   English syllables

  • glidingly — adverb see gliding …   Useful english dictionary

  • glide — glidingly, adv. /gluyd/, v., glided, gliding, n. v.i. 1. to move smoothly and continuously along, as if without effort or resistance, as a flying bird, a boat, or a skater. 2. to pass by gradual or unobservable change (often fol. by along, away,… …   Universalium

  • lepidopteran — /lep i dop teuhr euhn/, adj. 1. lepidopterous. n. 2. a lepidopterous insect. [1850 55; LEPIDOPTER(A) + AN] * * * Any of the more than 100,000 species constituting the order Lepidoptera (Greek: scaly wing ): butterflies, moths, and skippers. The… …   Universalium

  • gliding — /ˈglaɪdɪŋ/ (say gluyding) noun 1. the sport of flying in a glider. –adjective 2. (of a movement) smoothly executed: gliding swoops. –glidingly, adverb …   Australian English dictionary

  • glide — v. & n. v. 1 intr. (of a stream, bird, snake, ship, train, skater, etc.) move with a smooth continuous motion. 2 intr. (of an aircraft, esp. a glider) fly without engine power. 3 intr. of time etc.: a pass gently and imperceptibly. b (often foll …   Useful english dictionary

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