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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
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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.
Effects of food availability and water temperature on the feeding ecology of pond sliders (Chrysemys scripta).