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  • 1 slide — slide1 W3 [slaıd] v past tense and past participle slid [slıd] [: Old English; Origin: slidan] 1.) [I and T] to move smoothly over a surface while continuing to touch it, or to make something move in this way slide along/across/down etc ▪… …

    Dictionary of contemporary English

  • 2 slide — I (New American Roget s College Thesaurus) v. i. glide, slip, coast, skim; steal, pass. See motion, descent. II (Roget s IV) v. 1. [To move with a sliding motion] Syn. glide, skate, skim, slip, coast, skid, toboggan, move along, move over, move… …

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  • 3 Exact sciences (The) in Hellenistic times: texts and issues — The exact sciences in Hellenistic times: Texts and issues1 Alan C.Bowen Modern scholars often rely on the history of Greco Latin science2 as a backdrop and support for interpreting past philosophical thought. Their warrant is the practice… …

    History of philosophy

  • 4 run — run1 [ rʌn ] (past tense ran [ ræn ] ; past participle run) verb *** ▸ 1 move quickly with legs ▸ 2 control/organize ▸ 3 machine: work ▸ 4 liquid: flow ▸ 5 try to be elected ▸ 6 vehicle: travel ▸ 7 be shown/performed ▸ 8 reach amount/rate ▸ 9… …

    Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • 5 slip — slip1 W2S3 [slıp] v past tense and past participle slipped present participle slipping ▬▬▬▬▬▬▬ 1¦(fall or slide)¦ 2¦(go somewhere)¦ 3¦(put something somewhere)¦ 4¦(give something to somebody)¦ 5¦(move)¦ 6¦(knife)¦ 7¦(get worse)¦ …

    Dictionary of contemporary English

  • 6 Computer animation — Further information: Animation and Computer generated imagery An example of computer animation which is produced in the motion capture technique Computer animation is the process used for generating animated images by using computer… …

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  • 7 wave — 1 /weIv/ noun 1 ON THE SEA (C) a line of raised water that moves across the surface of the sea: Dee watched the waves breaking on the rocks. 2 OF YOUR HAND (countable usually singular) a movement of your hand or arm from side to side 3 OF… …

    Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • 8 slide — slide1 [ slaıd ] noun count ** ▸ 1 something children play on ▸ 2 sliding movement ▸ 3 reduction in amount ▸ 4 piece of film/glass ▸ 5 fall of rock/earth etc. 1. ) a structure that children play on by climbing up steps and sliding down a slope on …

    Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • 9 slide */*/ — I UK [slaɪd] / US noun [countable] Word forms slide : singular slide plural slides 1) a structure that children play on by climbing up steps and sliding down a slope on the other side 2) a sliding movement My bike went into a slide. 3) a… …

    English dictionary

  • 10 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

  • 11 glide — [[t]glaɪd[/t]] v. glid•ed, glid•ing, n. 1) to move smoothly and continuously along, as if without effort or resistance 2) to pass by gradual or unobservable change (often fol. by along, away, by, etc.) 3) to move quietly or without being noticed… …

    From formal English to slang

  • 12 slide — I. verb (slid; sliding) Etymology: Middle English, from Old English slīdan; akin to Middle High German slīten to slide Date: before 12th century intransitive verb 1. a. to move smoothly along a surface ; slip b. to coast over snow …

    New Collegiate Dictionary

  • 13 Escalator — For the album by Sam Gopal, see Escalator (album). Escalators in a Copenhagen Metro station, Denmark, 2007 Escalator in action, 2011 An e …

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  • 14 sliding — slid·ing || slaɪdɪŋ adj. that slides, gliding, moving easily and smoothly slaɪd n. act of sliding; inclined surface for sliding on (esp. in a children s playground); part or mechanism which slides; transparency; avalanche, landslide; small… …

    English contemporary dictionary

  • 15 segue — /ˈsɛgweɪ/ (say segway) adverb 1. (a musical direction) follow straight on without break. –noun 2. Music a smooth transition from one piece of music to another. 3. any smooth transition, as from one topic of discussion to another. –phrase (segued …

    Australian English dictionary

  • 16 laminar flow — noun nonturbulent streamline flow in parallel layers (laminae) • Hypernyms: ↑streamline flow * * * noun : streamline flow in a viscous fluid near a solid boundary contrasted with turbulent flow * * * Hydraul., Mech. the flow of a viscous fluid in …

    Useful english dictionary

  • 17 oil — [[t]ɔ͟ɪl[/t]] ♦ oils, oiling, oiled 1) N MASS Oil is a smooth, thick liquid that is used as a fuel and for making the parts of machines move smoothly. Oil is found underground. The company buys and sells about 600,000 barrels of oil a day. ...the …

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  • 18 glide — I (New American Roget s College Thesaurus) v. i. float, flow, skim; slip, slide, coast; skate, swim, ski. See motion, aviation. II (Roget s IV) n. 1. [A gradual downward motion] Syn. sinking, descent, loss of altitude, downward spiral, landing… …

    English dictionary for students

  • 19 slip — I (New American Roget s College Thesaurus) v. glide, slide; misstep; steal; escape, elapse; blunder, err; don. n. misstep, slide; blunder, error; scion, graft; faux pas, indiscretion; undergarment; pillowcase; dock; strip, sheet; chit, girl;… …

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  • 20 Tomohiro Nishikado — (西角 友宏, Nishikado Tomohiro?, born March 31, 1944 in Osaka) is a Japanese video game developer. He is best known as the creator of the shooter game, Space Invaders, released to the public in 1978 by the Taito Corporation of Japan, often credited… …

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