Slider Slid"er, n. 1. One who, or that which, slides; especially, a sliding part of an instrument or machine. [1913 Webster]

2. (Zo["o]l.) The red-bellied terrapin ({Pseudemys rugosa}). [Local, U. S. ] [1913 Webster]

3. (Zo["o]l.) any of several North American freshwater turtles of the genus {Chrysemis}; some, such as {C. scripta} are sold commercially as pets. --[RHUD] [PJC]

4. (Baseball) a fast pitch that breaks slightly just in front of the batter, in the same direction as a curve ball (i. e., away from the side from which it was thrown). [PJC]

{Slider pump}, a form of rotary pump. [1913 Webster]

The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

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  • Slider — Slid er, a. See {Slidder}. [Obs.] Chaucer. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Slider —   [engl.], Schieberegler, z. B. in der Bildlaufleiste eines Fensters oder eines Dialogfelds …   Universal-Lexikon

  • slider — [slī′dər] n. 1. a person or thing that slides ☆ 2. Baseball a type of pitch with the speed of a fastball and the movement of a curve …   English World dictionary

  • Slider — In baseball, a slider is a pitch halfway between a curveball and a fastball. When pitched, the slider breaks laterally and down, with more speed than a curve ball but less speed than a fastball. The break on the pitch is shorter than that of a… …   Wikipedia

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  • slider — Terrapin Ter ra*pin, n. [Probably of American Indian origin.] (Zo[ o]l.) Any one of numerous species of tortoises living in fresh and brackish waters. Many of them are valued for food. [Written also {terapin}, {terrapen}, {terrapene}, {turpen},… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • slider — noun a) Agent noun of slide; one who slides. The closer had a wicked slider that was almost unhittable. b) A pitch thrown with added pressure by middle and ring fingers yielding a combination of backspin and sidespin, resulting in a motion to the …   Wiktionary

  • slider — noun 1》 a knob or lever which is moved horizontally or vertically to control a variable. 2》 Baseball a pitch that moves laterally as it nears home plate. 3》 a North American freshwater turtle with a red or yellow patch on the side of the head.… …   English new terms dictionary

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