Character 7
Hyphenation slid ing
Pronunciations /ˈslaɪdɪŋ/

Definitions and meanings of "Sliding"

What do we mean by sliding?

To (cause to) move in continuous contact with a surface

To move on a low-friction surface.

To drop down and skid into a base.

To lose one’s balance on a slippery surface.

To pass or put imperceptibly; to slip.

To pass inadvertently.

To pass along smoothly or unobservedly; to move gently onward without friction or hindrance.

To pass from one note to another with no perceptible cessation of sound.

Synonyms and Antonyms for Sliding

The word "sliding" in example sentences

Fannie and Freddie, which have operated under federal conservatorship since September 2008, maintain sliding scales of fees, starting with a standard one-quarter of 1 percent "adverse market delivery charge." ❋ Kenneth R. Harney (2010)

After sliding from the Super Bowl to the lower echelon of the NFC North last year, with their quarterback situation still in flux and their offensive line in transition, the Bears might not have much to build on as they seek to establish their new foundation. ❋ Unknown (2008)

While sliding is also involved in skiing, it's certainly a different skillset to both have the guts to careen downhill and stay upright at the same time. ❋ Unknown (2008)

Excellent use of the ecoresin sliding panels and hardware. ❋ Unknown (2007)

You simply press a button on the unit, begin sliding it down over the text or images, and it then flashes green when it reaches the bottom of the page. ❋ Unknown (2007)

CESANA PARIOL Day by day, the chapter title for the U.S. team's performance in sliding sports at the Torino Games is becoming clearer: Freefall on the Hill. ❋ Unknown (2006)

The USA freefall in sliding sports is mercifully over. ❋ Unknown (2006)

Vancouver's comeback attempt was dealt a serious blow with 4: 26 left when Bertuzzi sent defenseman Andrei Zyuzin sliding into ❋ Unknown (2003)

"In heart and body!" returned Wallace, sliding from the tree, and leaping on the ground. ❋ Unknown (1875)

I remember the portmanteau sliding down the deck at me, like the grand piano on theTitanic, and then a lot of swallowing of water and clutching at the life preserver, which turned out to be Cyril, sinking like a stone, followed by more swallowing, and the dead man’s carry, and we were all sitting on the shore dripping and gasping for breath. ❋ Willis, Connie (1997)

The number refers to a sliding Tone Scale of emotional states that Hubbard published in a 1951 book, The Science Of Survival. ❋ Unknown (2011)

The flight was fast, but predictable, like rain sliding. ❋ Unknown (2008)

Many years ago, they toyed with the idea of sliding scale royalties. ❋ Unknown (2010)

Then, with a quick slap, the player would send the coin sliding down onto the board. ❋ Bailey MacDonald (2009)

She answered quickly, her first and last name sliding into one another in a great rush. ❋ Unknown (2009)

The wife likes the idea of sliding doors and rear lift gate. ❋ Unknown (2008)

But signs that rents are falling indicate that demand from tenants also is sliding, which is a more fundamental pointer to something going wrong in the wider economy. ❋ Unknown (2008)

He groaned at the idea of sliding his fingers into that hot moist flesh. ❋ JoAnn Ross (2003)

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