noun see glissade I

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • glissader — See glissade. * * * …   Universalium

  • glissader — glis·sad·er …   English syllables

  • glissader — noun see glissade I …   Useful english dictionary

  • glissade — glissader, n. /gli sahd , sayd /, n., v., glissaded, glissading. n. 1. a skillful glide over snow or ice in descending a mountain, as on skis or a toboggan. 2. Dance. a sliding or gliding step. v.i. 3. to perform a glissade. [1830 40; < F, equiv …   Universalium

  • glissade — I. intransitive verb (glissaded; glissading) Etymology: French, noun, slide, glissade, from glisser to slide, from Old French glicier, alteration of glier, of Germanic origin; akin to Old High German glītan to glide Date: 1837 1. to perform a… …   New Collegiate Dictionary

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