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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.
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An aircraft has a single best glide speed for a given configuration.
Through reciprocal action of the fibula, the proximal fibula head also glides posteriorly and inferiorly.
The mean glide ratio of 3.1 [+ or -] 0.2 was observed in the present study with greater variability in their range 0.6-11.7.
The Harley-Davidson Road Glide Special is a very special bike.
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And one of the most visited attractions in Modhesh World, the Glide Track, has received more than 10,000 visitors.
"We have contact from people all over the world now," said Williams who joined the Glide Memorial church in 1963.
Also tested were a static allocation rebalanced annually to maintain 50% each for stocks and bonds, as well as an inverse glide path that shifted from fixed income to equities.