glide-v; 2 Senses

Sense Number 1: move smoothly or silently

They started to glide smoothly toward the waiting starships.
You jump from a cliff top and glide through the air in a special suit.
Her bare feet seemed to glide across the floor.
Brady tried to glide up to the rail on his snowboard.
A dozen cars behind us glided to a stop.

VerbNet: roll-51.3.1,run-51.3.2
FrameNet: Motion
PropBank: glide.01
WordNet 3.0 Sense Numbers: 1, 3

Sense Number 2: Fly in or on a glider plane

Even if big jets lose engines, they can still glide.
The 747 can glide something like 15 miles.
The pilot had no other choice but to try to glide it into landing safely.

VerbNet: NM
FrameNet: NM
PropBank: glide.02
WordNet 3.0 Sense Numbers: 2