Definition of Gliding. Meaning of Gliding. Synonyms of Gliding

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Definition of Gliding

Gliding
Glide Glide, v. i. [imp. & p. p. Glided; p. pr. & vb. n. Gliding.] [AS. gl[=i]dan; akin to D. glijden, OHG. gl[=i]tan, G. gleiten, Sw. glida, Dan. glide, and prob. to E. glad.] 1. To move gently and smoothly; to pass along without noise, violence, or apparent effort; to pass rapidly and easily, or with a smooth, silent motion, as a river in its channel, a bird in the air, a skater over ice. The river glideth at his own sweet will. --Wordsworth. 2. (Phon.) To pass with a glide, as the voice.

Meaning of Gliding from wikipedia

- Gliding is a recreational activity and competitive air sport in which pilots fly unpowered aircraft known as gliders or sailplanes using naturally occurring...
- have evolved aerial locomotion, either by powered flight or by gliding. Flying and gliding animals (volant animals) have evolved separately many times,...
- Hang gliding is an air sport or recreational activity in which a pilot flies a light, non-motorised foot-launched heavier-than-air aircraft called a hang...
- Gliding On was a po****r television sit-com in New Zealand in the early 1980s. It was written by Roger Hall and adapted from his earlier radio play Glide...
- "Gliding Over All" is the eighth episode of the fifth season and the mid-season finale of the American television drama series Breaking Bad, and the 54th...
- +data +data Home Command Gliding Centre. 1 Home Command Gliding Centre. 2 Home Command Gliding Centre. Home Command Gliding Instructors School. Glider...
- Gliding flight is heavier-than-air flight without the use of thrust; the term volplaning also refers to this mode of flight in animals. It is emplo****...
- Gliding motility is a type of translocation used by microorganisms that is independent of propulsive structures such as flagella, pili, and fimbriae....
- (arthrodial joint, gliding joint, plane articulation) is a synovial joint which, under physiological conditions, allows only gliding movement. Plane joints...
- Volunteer Gliding Squadrons (VGSs) are Royal Air Force Flying Training (FT) units, operating military Viking TX.1 conventional gliders to train cadets...
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