Slider pump
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]


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