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a short, incomplete sound that occurs during the transition from one complete sound to another, when the speech organs attempt to occupy a new position but the glottis remains open and expiration continues—for example, in Russian volia (“will”) between the v and o: [vωól’a]. The term “glide” is also used to refer to the nonsyllabic part of a diphthong.
Glide(1) Video messaging from Glide Talk, Ltd. See video chat.
(2) See Glide Effortless and Glide PhotoShare.