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slide

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
4. Machinery
a. a sliding part or member
b. the track, guide, or channel on or in which such a part slides
5. Music
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
6. Music
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
7. Geology
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

Slide

 

in machine building, that part of a metalcutting machine tool or other machine designed to move a tool, workpiece, or subassembly of the machine in two, usually perpendicular, directions; it usually has two guide systems. Slides are classified as longitudinal, transverse, and swing types. Medium-sized machines have solid slides, and heavy machine tools use box-shaped hollow slides. SCh 15–32 cast (pig) iron is mostly used. The fixed metal beams on which machine subassemblies, such as electric motors, are moved during operation are also called slides.

slide

[slīd]
(engineering)
A sloping chute with a flat bed.
A sliding mechanism.
(geology)
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.
(mechanical engineering)
The main reciprocating member of a mechanical press, guided in a press frame, to which the punch or upper die is fastened.
(mining engineering)
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.
(ordnance)
Sliding part of the receiver of certain automatic weapons.
Sliding catch on the breech mechanism of certain weapons.
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After approximately 20 cases from each subspecialty had been completed, the diagnoses obtained by each method (microscope slides and WSI) were reviewed by one pathologist (T.W.B.), and potentially discrepant cases were identified.
Untreated glass surfaces do not provide strong enough retention for many biological samples, and this has led to the widespread adoption of positively charged hydrophobic microscope slides for routine IHC analysis.
Luckily, antique microscope slides covering a wide range of topics are gaining in collectible status.
We further studied sample preparation on the modified microscope slides with regard to sensitivity and other mass spectrometric values.
The technique digitizes a glass microscope slide, generating a virtual slide whose quality and resolution are comparable to those of a standard microscope glass slide.
Conventional approaches for creating virtual slides have relied on a well-known technique called image tiling, which requires hours to capture and "stitch together" thousands of individual small regions from a microscope slide. With each tile, the camera has to wait for mechanical positioning instabilities to settle, and the end result contains "stitch lines" and other image artifacts that create challenges for computerized image analysis.
The Anatomical Pathology business, which is part of Thermo Fisher's Specialty Diagnostics Segment, provides microscope slides, instruments and consumables.
By simply r inserting the adapter, a standard thermal cycler can be converted to an in situ instrument capable of accommodating up to four standard size microscope slides with [+ or -] 0.25 C block uniformity.
Although radiologists have been using digital imaging technology for diagnostic purposes for years, technology has only recently advanced to the point that interpretation of scanned images of whole microscope slides for primary diagnosis is feasible.
"It is thought there could be 60 forensic items, such as microscope slides, containing material from some individuals." He added: "Investigations are being carried out urgently into this matter.
The StatSpin[R] CytoFuge 12 is a compact, low cost cytocentrifuge that concentrates up to 12 samples and gently deposits cells in a monolayer onto microscope slides for a variety of cell preparations.