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Related to sliding: Sliding friction, sliding scale, Sliding Window Protocol
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The other boys, spread fan-wise about her, were also sliding forward, the cruel cane-knives in their hands advertising their intention.
I know this, because I peeped out and saw the whole bluff-side deserted, save for Saber-Tooth, who had lost his footing and was sliding and falling down.
Curiously eager, velvet-footed and silent as a ghost, sliding and gliding and crouching, the dog that was mere domesticated wolf stalked the enticing bit of young life that Mab had brought so recently into the world.
But the pleasures of hope so fired his heart that the Viper thawed, and sliding to the ground thanked the Man civilly for his hospitality and glided away.
The animal gingerly launched himself on the treacherous footing, irregularly losing and gaining his hind feet, keeping his fore legs stiff, and steadily and calmly, without panic or nervousness, extricating the fore feet as fast as they sank too deep into the sliding earth that surged along in a wave before him.
The sport was at its height, the sliding was at the quickest, the laughter was at the loudest, when a sharp smart crack was heard.
Perhaps she felt it necessary to recover her position with him on the present occasion for, as she sat sliding on the heap of grain near which he was busying himself, she said, at that shrill pitch which was requisite in mill-society,--
screamed Maggie, jumping up from her sliding seat on the corn.
Note: It is important to maintain the tension in the target limb by sliding it back to the starting position in a controlled fashion.