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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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The auction supports GLIDEs mission to provide San Franciscos underserved residents with support and love.
Starting from 5000 feet MSL, we pulled power to idle and made straight-line glides down to 2000 feet MSL.
com)-- Through the month of February, Triangle Glides will donate a portion of ticket sales of its Historic Oakwood Segway tour to Oakwood Cemetery in Raleigh for the restoration of nine historic headstones and war memorials that were vandalized on Dec.
Also, data were collected opportunistically whenever the glides happened during the normal trail walks during the study period as these forest trails facilitated night observations.
It has some power to aim its glides, and Socha suspects it has unusually good vision for a snake.
Error-Based Evidence for the Phonology of Glides and Nasals in Polish with Reference to English
After easing the throttle back to full, we heard the engine hum once again and chuckled as we made our way up to altitude for many more glides.
Flight simulations demonstrate that this behaviour had advantages since this high lift coefficient allows for slow glides, which can be achieved with less height loss.
WE adore the smudgeproof eyeliner from Lord & Berry, which glides on a treat, comes in nine shades from aqua green to smoky grey and costs just PS7.
If not, visit your local hardware store and pick up a package of nail-on plastic furniture glides as a Teflon substitute--the laminate already on the scope's base will provide the other bearing surface.
Well, these two types of roll-out trays, which ride on smooth-action ball-bearing drawer glides, will get everything out in the open and let you find exactly what you need at a glance.
The partner provides mild tension by walking with the athlete while he or she glides.
The 360-degree power-off approach is one in which the airplane glides through a 360-degree change of direction to the preselected landing spot.
Our current putters are using a variety of techniques in the glide, mainly a short glide with a long base or a long glide with a short base, commonly referred to as the short-long (power) and the long-short (speed) glides.
PHOTO (1 -- 2) Barton Davidson of Long Beach, top, glides down to earth at the Sylmar Hang Gliding Association's landing site, recently donated to the club.