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glide

1. 
a. any of various dances featuring gliding steps
b. a step in such a dance
2. a manoeuvre in which an aircraft makes a gentle descent without engine power
3. the act or process of gliding
4. Music
a. a long portion of tubing slipped in and out of a trombone to increase its length for the production of lower harmonic series
b. a portamento or slur
5. Crystallog another name for slip
6. Cricket another word for glance (sense 1)
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The following article is from The Great Soviet Encyclopedia (1979). It might be outdated or ideologically biased.

Glide

 

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.

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glide

[glīd]
(aerospace engineering)
Descent of an aircraft at a normal angle of attack, with little or no thrust.
(crystallography)
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glide

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Forces in glide.
i. A controlled descent by a heavier-than-air aeronautical vehicle under little or no engine thrust. Gravity maintains the forward flight of the vehicle, and lift forces control the vertical descent.
ii. A descending flight path of a glide, such as a shallow glide.
iii. To descend in a glide.
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Glide

(1) See Glide Effortless and Glide PhotoShare.

(2) Video chat for smartphones, tablets and smartwatches from Glide (www.glide.me). The Glide app lets users record and send a video up to five minutes long, and it keeps the ongoing video conversation in a thread like text messaging apps. See video chat.


Glide Video Messaging
In this example, the recipient James is being notified so he can watch the video being recorded in real time.
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In Ganza's free word roots all NC clusters are homorganic with respect to place of articulation, with the exception of semivowel onglides.
The interpretation of u as a vowel or a semivowel in diphthongs without the broken tone with the last component u (in closed syllables) gave rise to serious problems, and one can see extensive variations, In 19th-century sources the semivowel v appears systematically; in the first publications of the 1920s (LL 1921; LL 1922; LL 1923) it was replaced by the vowel u, which starting with the 1923 manuscript of O.
It was stated earlier, that falling diphthong ([V.sub.1S][V.sub.2]) starts with a vowel quality of higher importance and ends in a semivowel with less prominence.
Some include fricatives, liquids, nasals, and vowels; others include any consonant except plosives and affricates; others include any consonant except plosives, affricates, nasals, and semivowels.
The pattern evinced by the nominal, adjectival (and possibly verbal) systems can be considered a relic of the original distribution of semivowel alternants.
It is common to find category 1 diphthongs set to a single note, to two notes, and in more melismatic writing, to any number of notes, so long as the syllabic vowel outnumbers the semivowel. (4) When set to two even eighth notes, as they so often are in both song and recitative, the vowels are separated by a hyphen.
7.3.102, SK 202], which includes, among its conditions of application, "an ending beginning with a semivowel, nasal, or the phoneme bh," viz., in our case, the "semivowel" y of -ya.
It may be found in the approach syllable, as a semivowel ending a diphthong or triphthong, as in hereafter and o'erthrow.
We would also have to presume the insertion of an epenthetic -u-, here under the influence of the labial semivowel, again a fairly common Prakritic development (cf.
If a syllable ends in a vowel or semivowel it is "open;' and it is "closed" if it ends in a consonant.
B's notation here involves an odd inconsistency: three phrasal vowel clusters (penoso_ogni_istante, core_uman, and e_il) are treated in the usual manner, on single notes, but mai is provided two (unusually for a dolce semivowel), as is istante_al.
a) long syllabic vowel + semivowel (dolce) [[??}a:i], [[??]e:i], [[??]a:u], etc.