1. Rowing a sliding seat in a boat or its runners
2. a thin glass plate on which specimens are mounted for microscopic study
3. a positive photograph on a transparent base, mounted in a cardboard or plastic frame or between glass plates, that can be viewed by means of a slide projector
a. a sliding part or member
b. the track, guide, or channel on or in which such a part slides
a. the sliding curved tube of a trombone that is moved in or out to allow the production of different harmonic series and a wider range of notes
b. a portamento
a. a metal or glass tube placed over a finger held against the frets of a guitar to produce a portamento
b. the style of guitar playing using a slide
a. the rapid downward movement of a large mass of earth, rocks, etc., caused by erosion, faulting, etc.
b. the mass of material involved in this descent
A sloping chute with a flat bed.
A sliding mechanism.
A vein of clay intersecting and dislocating a vein vertically, or the vertical dislocation itself.
A rotational or planar mass movement of earth, snow, or rock resulting from failure under shear stress along one or more surfaces.
The main reciprocating member of a mechanical press, guided in a press frame, to which the punch or upper die is fastened.
An upright rail fixed in a shaft with corresponding grooves for steadying the cages.
A trough used to guide and to support rods in a tripod when drilling an angle hole. Also known as rod slide.
Sliding part of the receiver of certain automatic weapons.
Sliding catch on the breech mechanism of certain weapons.