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glide
Part of Speech: noun
Results: 7
2. The act or manner of moving smoothly, swiftly, and without labor or obstruction.
4. A transitional sound in speech which is produced by the changing of the mouth organs from one definite position to another, and with gradual change in the most frequent cases; as in passing from the begining to the end of a regular diphthong, or from vowel to consonant or consonant to vowel in a syllable, or from one component to the other of a double or diphthongal consonant ( see Guide to Pronunciation, // 19, 161, 162). Also ( by Bell and others), the vanish ( or brief final element) or the brief initial element, in a class of diphthongal vowels, or the brief final or initial part of some consonants ( see Guide to Pronunciation, // 18, 97, 191).
Part of Speech: verb
2. To pass with a glide, as the voice.
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