Definition of Sliding

1. Adjective. Being a smooth continuous motion.

Similar to: Slippery, Slippy



Definition of Sliding

1. a. That slides or slips; gliding; moving smoothly.

Definition of Sliding

1. Verb. (present participle of slide) ¹

2. Noun. The motion of a slide. ¹

3. Adjective. Of something that can slide ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Sliding

1. slide [v] - See also: slide

Medical Definition of Sliding

1. 1. That slides or slips; gliding; moving smoothly. 2. Slippery; elusory. "That sliding science hath me made so bare." (Chaucer) Sliding friction, the timber guides used in launching a vessel. Source: Websters Dictionary (01 Mar 1998)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Sliding

slidegroat
slideout
slideouts
slider
sliders
slides
slideshow
slideshows
slidewalk
slidewalks
slideway
slideways
slidewire
slidewires
slidey
sliding (current term)
sliding door
sliding doors
sliding filament hypothesis
sliding filament model
sliding flap
sliding hernia
sliding hiatal hernia
sliding hook
sliding keel
sliding oblique osteotomy
sliding oesophageal hiatal hernia
sliding pond
sliding ponds
sliding scale

Literary usage of Sliding

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1. United States Supreme Court Reports by Lawyers Co-operative Publishing Company, United States Supreme Court (1889)
"The combination, with gates arranged to close the side entrances to the adjoining platforms of two cars, of rods, as /, sliding in or on guides secured to ..."

2. A Treatise on Electricity and Magnetism by James Clerk Maxwell (1892)
"Hence, the electromotive force acting on the sliding piece AB, in consequence of its motion through the magnetic field, is represented ..."

3. A Treatise on Electricity and Magnetism by James Clerk Maxwell (1892)
"Hence, the electromotive force acting on the sliding piece AB, in consequence of its motion through the magnetic field, is represented by the volume of the ..."

4. The History of Trade Unionism by Sidney Webb, Beatrice Potter Webb (1902)
"The best exposition of the construction and working of sliding Scales is contained in Industrial Peace by LL Price. Details of numerous Scales are given in ..."

5. The Encyclopedia Americana: A Library of Universal Knowledge (1919)
"V. sliding pieces. These occur in two forms. In an iris diaphragm, a photographic shutter, or a pair of shears, two blades slide over each other, ..."

6. The Elements of Physics: A College Text-book by Edward Leamington Nichols, William Suddards Franklin (1898)
"sliding friction; coefficient of friction. — When one body slides on another, a force opposing the motion is brought into existence. ..."

7. Elements of Physics by Edward Leamington Nichols, Ernest John Andrews, William Suddards Franklin, Howard Newell Howland (1898)
"sliding friction; coefficient of friction. — When one body slides on another, a force opposing the motion is brought into existence. ..."

8. Machine Design by Charles Henry Benjamin (1906)
"Tool marks parallel to the sliding motion should not be allowed, ... The sliding piece should be as long as practicable to avoid local wear on stationary ..."

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