a large structure with steps leading to the top of a long sloping surface which children can slide down
a decrease in prices, amounts etc [≠ rise]
the current slide in house prices
on the slide
The company's shares were on the slide again yesterday, down 7p at 339p.
a small piece of film in a frame that you shine a light through to show a picture on a screen or wall:
a situation in which something gradually gets worse, or someone develops a problem
getting worse[usually singular]
School administrators were unable to explain the slide in student performance.
a slide into economic chaos
a small piece of thin glass used for holding something that you want to look at under a microscope
a sliding part of a machine or musical instrument, such as the U-shaped tube of a trombone
a sliding movement across a surface:
The car went into a slide.
a sudden fall of earth, stones, snow etc down a slope:
a rock slide
a small metal or plastic object that holds your hair in place