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Definition of "gliding" []

  • The sport of flying in a glider (noun)
  • The hobby, sport, or act of flying a glider. (noun)

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  • Present participle of glide. (verb)

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Use "gliding" in a sentence
  • "The flying membranes of bats and of pterodactyls were probably used in gliding before they were of any use in flapping flight, and, as Spurway has pointed out, small membranes along the sides of the body are found in some arboreal mammals which do not even glide, and these folds of skin render such animals more difficult to see by eliminating the shadows they would otherwise cause."
  • "The best thing you can do is to fly within gliding distance of a river."
  • "I imagined that soft voice moaning near my husband’s neck, the two intertwined with each other, skin gliding against skin, and the soft aroma of her perfume making him desire her more."