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English definition of “slide”

slide

noun (MOVEMENT)    /slaɪd/
[C] a sudden movement of a large mass of mud (= wet earth) or rock down a hill: a mud/rock slide → See also landslideThe Earth and outer space - general words [C] a structure for children to play on which has a slope for them to slide down and usually a set of steps leading up to the slopePlay areas for children a part that moves easily backwards and forwards on an instrument or machine: the slide on a tromboneMachine parts
(Definition of slide noun (MOVEMENT) from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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