Fricatives vs Glides - What's the difference?
As a noun fricatives
As a verb glides is
To move softly, smoothly, or effortlessly.
* 1874 , (Marcus Clarke), (For the Term of His Natural Life) Chapter VI
- The river glideth at his own sweet will.
- The water over which the boats glided was black and smooth, rising into huge foamless billows, the more terrible because they were silent.
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To fly unpowered, as of an aircraft.
To cause to glide.
(phonetics) To pass with a glide, as the voice.
* (to move effortlessly) coast, slide
The act of gliding.
(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.