slide noun Meaning in the Cambridge Learner’s Dictionary
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Meaning of “slide” - Learner’s Dictionary

slide

noun
 
 
/slaɪd/
PHOTOGRAPH [C] a small piece of film that you shine light through in order to see a photographPhotography
GAME [C] a large object that children climb and slide down as a gamePlay areas for children
GLASS [C] a small piece of glass that you put something on when you want to look at it under a microscope (= equipment used to make things look bigger) Optics, microscopy and lasersEyesight, glasses and lensesLaboratory equipment
LESS/WORSE [no plural] a reduction in the level or quality of something : a price slideDeteriorating and making worse
(Definition of slide noun from the Cambridge Learner’s Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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