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glissade

 [glĭ-sād´] (Fr.)
a gliding involuntary movement of the eye in changing the point of fixation; it is a slower, smoother movement than is a saccade. adj., adj glissad´ic.

glissade

/glis·sade/ (glis-ād´) [Fr.] a gliding involuntary movement of the eye in changing the point of fixation; it is a slower, smoother movement than is a saccade.glissad´ic
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Glissade emphasizes layers of malt, with flavors reminiscent of freshly-baked bread and toasted nuts held in perfect balance by a touch of spicy and floral European hops.
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