the angle that the glidepath of an aircraft or spacecraft makes with the horizontal.
- Glide time
noun 1. (NZ) a system permitting flexibility of working hours at the beginning or end of the day, provided an agreed period of each day (core time) is spent at work Also called (in Britain and certain other countries) flexitime
[glahyd] /glaɪd/ verb (used without object), glided, gliding. 1. to move smoothly and continuously along, as if without effort or resistance, as a flying bird, a boat, or a skater. 2. to pass by gradual or unobservable change (often followed by along, away, by, etc.). 3. to move quietly or stealthily or without being noticed […]
plural noun 1. bacteria that form colonies in a self-produced slime that permits them to glide, mainly inhabiting moist soils, decaying plant matter, animal waste, and rotting tree bark: some species produce brightly colored, funguslike fruiting bodies.
noun, Anatomy. 1. . gliding joint glid·ing joint (glī’dĭng) n. See plane joint.