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slid·er

 (slī′dər)
n.
1. One that slides: The snowy hill was filled with young sliders.
2. Baseball A fast pitch released with the index and middle fingers close together and slightly off center so that it breaks in the same direction as a curve ball as it approaches the plate.
3. A small hamburger served on a small bun, usually as a snack or appetizer.
4. Any of various turtles of the genus Trachemys, especially T. scripta subsp. elegans of North America, having a red stripe behind the eye and often kept as a pet.

slid•er

(ˈslaɪ dər)

n.
1. a person or thing that slides.
2. a fast-pitched baseball that curves slightly and sharply in front of a batter, away from the side from which it was thrown.
[1520–30]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.slider - a person who slips or slides because of loss of traction
individual, mortal, person, somebody, someone, soul - a human being; "there was too much for one person to do"
snowboarder - someone who slides down snow-covered slopes while standing on a snowboard
2.slider - someone who races the luge
sledder - someone who rides a sled
3.slider - freshwater turtle of United States and South America; frequently raised commercially; some young sold as pets
turtle - any of various aquatic and land reptiles having a bony shell and flipper-like limbs for swimming
genus Pseudemys, Pseudemys - sliders; red-bellied terrapin
4.slider - a fastball that curves slightly away from the side from which it was thrown
fastball, heater, hummer, bullet, smoke - (baseball) a pitch thrown with maximum velocity; "he swung late on the fastball"; "he showed batters nothing but smoke"
Translations

slider

n (Comput: in dialog box) → Schieberegler m
References in periodicals archive ?
Population estimates from mark and recaptures of three species, basking counts, and hoop net catches indicated that pond sliders were the most abundant species, but northern map turtles were 8 x more abundant than pond sliders in basking trap catches.
Male northern map turtles (Graptemys geographica) and pond sliders (Trachemys scripta) were identified by the presence of thick tails with the cloaca beyond the edge of the carapace (Ernst et al.
Basking traps captured only pond sliders and northern map turtles.