sliding

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Verb[edit]

sliding

  1. present participle of slide
    Children were swinging and sliding in the playground.

Noun[edit]

sliding (plural slidings)

  1. The motion of something that slides.
    • 1931, Mary Hunter Austin, Starry Adventure (page 274)
      Her driver was new to the country; he mightn't be prepared for the leaping of the yellow water down dry arroyos, swift as the pouncings of a cat, or the snake-like slidings of tons of loosened rock and clay from the steep potreros []

Adjective[edit]

sliding (not comparable)

  1. Designed or able to slide.
    Our yard is just outside the sliding door.

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Etymology[edit]

From sliden +‎ -ing.

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Noun[edit]

sliding

  1. The act of making a slip or losing one's traction.
  2. (rare) Effortless or fluid movement.
  3. (rare) Dragging; moving something alongside oneself.

Descendants[edit]

  • English: sliding
  • Scots: slidin, sliding

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