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sliding definition

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This page has 6 definitions of sliding in English and Middle English. Sliding is a verb, noun and adjective. Examples of how to use sliding in a sentence are shown. Also define these 0 related words and terms: .

English sliding definition

Pronunciation

Verb

sliding

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

Noun

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

sliding (not comparable)

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

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Middle English sliding definition

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Etymology

From sliden +‎ -ing.

Pronunciation

Noun

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.

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