glide
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glide(
glayd
)
An intransitive verb is one that does not require a direct object (e.g. The man sneezed.).
1. (to move fluidly)
a. deslizarse
The dancers performed their waltz routine by gliding smoothly across the dance floor.Los bailarines ejecutaron su rutina de vals deslizándose suavemente en la pista de baile.
The ducks glided across the pond.Los patos se deslizaban sobre el estanque.
2. (to fly)
a. planear
I find it fascinating to see how pelicans glide so close to the surface of the water.Me parece fascinante ver como los pelícanos planean tan cerca de la superficie del agua.
3. (to go by; often used with "by")
a. deslizarse
The hours glided by like minutes.Las horas se deslizaron como minutos.
4. (to operate a glider)
a. volar sin motor
Before I learn to fly a plane, I think I'd like to learn to glide.Antes de aprender a volar un avión, creo que me gustaría aprender a volar sin motor.
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
5. (fluid movement)
a. el deslizamiento
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
(on a surface)
The woman skated backwards away from her partner with a slow, graceful glide.La mujer patinó hacia atrás, alejándose de su pareja con un deslizamiento lento y elegante.
b. el planeo
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
(in the air)
The pilot was able to achieve an incredibly difficult glide, passing just underneath the bridge.El piloto logró hacer un planeo increíblemente difícil, pasando justo por debajo del puente.
6. (linguistics)
a. la ligadura
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
The sound produced by the letter "y" in the word "bay" is considered a glide.El sonido producido por la letra "y griega" en la palabra "bay" se considera una ligadura.
7. (music)
a. la ligadura
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
Play the glide at measure 37 for the full duration of the half note.Toca la ligadura en el compás 37 por la duración total de la blanca.
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glide
An intransitive verb is one that does not require a direct object (e.g. The man sneezed.).
1. (slide)
a. deslizarse
2. (aviation)
a. planear
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glide [ɡlaɪd]
noun
[of dancer etc] deslizamiento (m); (Aer) planeo (m); vuelo (m) sin motor; (Mús) ligadura (f);
intransitive verb
1 (move smoothly) deslizarse
she glides to the door se desliza hacia la puerta
to glide away to glide off escurrirse or deslizarse sigilosamente
2 (Aer) planear
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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