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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


Short "hint"

Moving smoothly along without effort or difficulty; Riding the air currents.

Usage examples (37)
  • The best thing you can do is to fly within gliding distance of a river.
  • The extra fold of skin that runs from their front legs to their back legs is called a gliding membrane.
  • At the very least try tandem hang gliding, which is when an experienced pilot flies the glider with you.
  • Its motion was entirely noiseless, and might be called a gliding, were it not that it appeared that of a runner, but with ghostly feet. for more
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