glide across (something)

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glide across (something)

To move across a surface or area in a very smooth manner, similar to floating. Those ballroom dancers are very talented—they just seem to glide across the dance floor!
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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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A PROTECTIVE mother swan glides across a lake with her days-old cygnets nestled safely between her wings.
? The ultralightweight baked powder seamlessly glides across skin with a silky soft finish, delivering an intense and stunning glow.
Jane Asher, above, perfectly portrays the haunted and damaged Miss Havisham, the eternally disappointed bride, as she glides across the revolving dark set in a cobwebbed ageing wedding dress, causing Pip and her beautiful young ward, Estella (Shanaya Rafaat), to face the world in a confused state, continually dependent on others to pull them through.
She is an incredible dancer who glides across the floor in ballroom and her Latin dances are spectacular too.
He cadaverously glides across the stage, an awkward circus-freak , his expressionless face peering out curiously at his disciples.
Shade glides across the skeletal trees pushed by a refreshing December breeze.
The "custom-ironing tip" glides across facial imperfections, leaving "puffies" and creases to appear satiny smooth.
Author, Gail Langer Karwoskim has magically transformed science and research information into soothing storybook text that glides across each page.
"It feels really nice on your skin and glides across your face and hands easily.
The way he glides across the turf reminds one of the greatest Liverpool striker of all.
However, though it glides across the surface of the skin and feels silky, it leaves a greasy residue which may condition the skin but is hardly ideal.
The result is a consistency in lapping media that glides across the surface of the workpiece.
(As the artist has said: "I want you to see the swan as it glides across the lake, not the fact that underneath it's paddling like hell.") Yet these seamless, minimal works still manage to provide a somehow antispectacular experience.
Wilhelmina Korevaar, MD, MMM glides across the hardwood floor in her elegant floral print dress as dramatic Latin-flavored music blares from a small stereo system, filling the narrow room and spilling out open doorways to the cobblestone streets of Philadelphia's historic district.
De Angelis and Skvarca agree that many factors contribute to a glacier's flow rate, including the firmness of rocks or sediments that the ice glides across and the presence of subglacial melt water.