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glide

(glīd),
A smooth, or effortless, continuous movement.

glide

1. To move in a smooth, virtually frictionless manner.
2. Movement in a smooth, virtually frictionless manner.
3. A joint mobilization technique in which the clinician applies a force to move bones in a direction parallel to the treatment plane. This technique is used to maintain or increase joint play.
4. The smooth movement of acoustic frequencies, e.g., in audible speech.

mandibular glide

The movement of the mandible in any direction as the teeth come into contact.

glide

(glīd)
Smooth or effortless continuous movement.

glide(s),

n 1. the passage of one object over another as guided by their contacting surfaces.
n.pl 2. the sounds
w, wh, and
y, which are voiced as bilabial and palatal glides, respectively. The rapid movement of the lips or tongue from a set position toward a neutral vowel (
u, as in up).
glide, mandibular,
n the side-to-side, protrusive, intermediate movement of the mandible that occurs when the teeth or other occluding surfaces are in contact.
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Based on early customer feedback, we learned that people would like to store more of their photos, music, videos and documents on Glide Effortless.
In a departure from the practices of other media companies, Glide Effortless users will be able to contact us directly with their input as my profile and those of other key members of the TransMedia senior management team, David Schwartz, Marcus Farny and Ian Mariano will be public on the Glide network.
To provide greater freedom of movement, Glide Effortless is designed to un-tether and free consumers and business users from current desktop mobility restrictions on their files, information and communications.
Common questions that are being asked about Glide Effortless in anticipation of its launch later this month include the following:
Unlike Peer-to-Peer (P2P) networks, Glide Effortless provides a centralized and rules based system for legal sharing, download, and subscription services that delivers a consistent 24/7 user experience.
2) Is Glide Effortless a closed system designed to confine consumers like some online portals?
Glide Effortless is a system promoting open interaction between Glide Effortless users and non-users alike.
The Glide Network will be available through the Glide Effortless Interface on PC's, Cell Phones, PDA's and later in the year on digital cable set top boxes.
TransMedia will have additional announcements and news pertaining to Glide Effortless and the Glide Network on December 7th, 2005.