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glide across something

to float or slide across something. The skaters glided across the frozen expanse of the river. The small plane glided across the sky.
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glide away (from someone or something)

to slide or float away from someone or something. The skaters glided away from the center of the rink. The canoes glided away from the judge who had started off the canoe race.
See also: away, glide
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Conceptum Sport Logistics official partner of World Gliding Championships
The Pre Gliding Scholarship Training Course is designed to take cadets through all the upper air exercises that they'll face during their Gliding Scholarship and just like the actual flying training culminated in each cadet successfully flying a complete solo circuit of the airfield.
As the numbers grew, they formed the South Wales Gliding Club in late 1962.
Known for his sharp sense of humor and fun-loving disposition, Seymour had at least 15 years' experience hang gliding with the club, Greblo said.
The first gliding mammal winged through forests at least 70 million years earlier than scientists had previously presumed, a new fossil shows.
It is believed the man was taking part in a ten-day gliding contest in Nympsfield, Gloucester, when the accident happened.
The aircraft flipped over and smashed into trees shortly after take off at Bristol and Gloucestershire Gliding Club in Nympsfield, Gloucestershire.
We place a towel in the center of the ring and have the athlete practice gliding and pulling the right leg over the towel.
Gliding is a versatile program, and instructors are able to incorporate the discs into existing workout programs and classes to give them new energy and excitement (much like when elastic bands and resistance balls were introduced into the fitness industry).
His car was found parked at a popular gliding spot, but no sign of Rosepink or his para-glider was found despite two weeks of searching.
However, a new study demonstrates that at least one species of flying snake does glide, and it does so nearly as well as other gliding animals.
Once the user is safely seated, the lock releases, permitting him to experience the smooth and relaxing gliding motion.
A NUNEATON man was among the high-fliers at a Leicestershire gliding club's annual awards ceremony, taking the Coventry Evening Telegraph Trophy for best progress.