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English definition of “glide”


verb [I] (FLY)    /ɡlaɪd/
to fly by floating on air currents instead of using power from wings or an engine : We saw a condor gliding high above the mountains . Unlike other spacecraft , the shuttle can glide back through the atmosphere , land safely , and be reused .Air sportsMovement through the airAviationTravelling by aircraftAviationTravelling by aircraftMovement through the air
(Definition of glide verb (FLY) from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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