noun Date: 1530 1. one that slides 2. a freshwater turtle (Trachemys scripta syn. Pseudemys scripta) chiefly of the southeastern United States; especially one (T. scripta elegans) usually having a red stripe behind each eye and often sold as a pet 3. a fast baseball pitch that breaks slightly in the same direction as a curve

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  • 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… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 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

  • Slider — Cette page d’homonymie répertorie les différents sujets et articles partageant un même nom. Le mot slider a plusieurs significations : en informatique, un slider est un composant d interface graphique permettant d entrer une valeur numérique …   Wikipédia en Français

  • 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

  • slider — slankiklis statusas T sritis fizika atitikmenys: angl. slider; sliding cursor; wiper arm vok. Läufer, m; Schieber, m; Schleifer, m rus. движок, m; ползун, m; ползунок, m pranc. curseur, m …   Fizikos terminų žodynas

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