He slid his construction-paper heart through the doors and went back outside.
Then, as Bengal slid into internecine chaos, Banerjee raised an inspired call: "Poriborton!"
She slid down the length of the hull, and was severely disfigured when her nose was nearly ripped from her face.
After Stewart had slid into second base Pete, looking somewhat surprised, took his hand off the phone.
Immediately, the wait staff donned the face masks that had been dangling around their necks and slid on rubber gloves.
He slid his gears into high and dodged around corners recklessly.
It flopped across the rock and slid gracefully into the sea.
He gained first with ease, and then, taking a desperate chance, slid safely to second.
She waked as he slid into the blind, and smiled at him, pretending not to have been asleep.
With these cryptic words he slid off the bed, taking with him the large old-fashioned Bible which always lay by Nanna's bedside.
Old English slidan (intransitive, past tense slad, past participle sliden) "to glide, slip, fall, fall down;" figuratively "fail, lapse morally, err; be transitory or unstable," from Proto-Germanic *slidan "to slip, slide" (cf. Old High German slito, German Schlitten "sleigh, sled"), from PIE root *sleidh- "to slide, slip" (cf. Lithuanian slystu "to glide, slide," Old Church Slavonic sledu "track," Greek olisthos "slipperiness," olisthanein "to slip," Middle Irish sloet "slide").
Meaning "slip, lose one's footing" is from early 13c. Transitive sense from 1530s. Phrase let (something) slide "let it take its own course" is in Chaucer (late 14c.). Sliding scale in reference to payments, etc., is from 1842.
1560s, from slide (v.). As a smooth inclined surface down which something can be slid, from 1680s; the playground slide is from 1890. Meaning "collapse of a hillside, landslide" is from 1660s. As a working part of a musical instrument from 1800 (e.g. slide-trombone, 1891). Meaning "rapid downturn" is from 1884. Meaning "picture prepared for use with a projector" is from 1819 (in reference to magic lanterns). Baseball sense is from 1886. Slide-guitar is from 1968.
A small glass plate for mounting specimens to be examined under a microscope.