Fricatives vs Glides - What's the difference?

fricatives | glides |


As a noun fricatives

is .

As a verb glides is

(glide).

fricatives

English

Noun

(head)
  • ----

    glides

    English

    Verb

    (head)
  • (glide)
  • ---- ==Volapük==

    Noun

    (head)

  • glide

    English

    Verb

  • To move softly, smoothly, or effortlessly.
  • * Wordsworth
  • The river glideth at his own sweet will.
  • * 1874 , (Marcus Clarke), (For the Term of His Natural Life) Chapter VI
  • The water over which the boats glided was black and smooth, rising into huge foamless billows, the more terrible because they were silent.
  • * {{quote-news
  • , year=2011 , date=January 22 , author= , title=Man Utd 5 - 0 Birmingham , work=BBC citation , page= , passage=But it was 37-year-old Giggs who looked like a care-free teenager as he glided across the pitch he knows so well to breathtaking effect.}}
  • To fly unpowered, as of an aircraft.
  • To cause to glide.
  • (phonetics) To pass with a glide, as the voice.
  • Synonyms

    * (to move effortlessly) coast, slide

    Noun

    (en noun)
  • The act of gliding.
  • (linguistics) Semivowel
  • (fencing) An attack or preparatory movement made by sliding down the opponent’s blade, keeping it in constant contact.
  • A bird, the glede or kite.
  • Anagrams

    * English ergative verbs English irregular verbs ---- ==Volapük==

    Noun

    (head)