from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • n. One that slides: The snowy hill was filled with young sliders.
  • n. 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.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. Agent noun of slide: one who slides.
  • n. A pitch thrown with added pressure by middle and ring fingers yielding a combination of backspin and sidespin, resulting in a motion to the left when thrown by a right handed pitcher.
  • n. A similar delivery in which the wrist and ring finger work to impart backspin to the ball.
  • n. A small hamburger.
  • n. A piece of teflon or similar material attached to a curling shoe that allows the player to slide along the ice.
  • n. A widget allowing the user to select a value or position on a sliding scale.
  • n. Pseudemys rugosa, the red-bellied terrapin.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • adj. See slidder.
  • n. One who, or that which, slides; especially, a sliding part of an instrument or machine.
  • n. The red-bellied terrapin (Pseudemys rugosa).
  • n. any of several North American freshwater turtles of the genus Chrysemis; some, such as C. scripta are sold commercially as pets.
  • n. 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).

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • A Middle English form of slidder.
  • n. One who or that which slides.
  • n. The potter, skilpot, red-fender, or red-bellied terrapin, Pseudemys rugosa (or Chrysemys rubriventris), an inferior kind of terrapin or turtle sometimes cooked in place of the genuine Malacoclemmys palustris, or diamond-back.
  • n. plural Drawers.
  • n.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. a person who slips or slides because of loss of traction
  • n. freshwater turtle of United States and South America; frequently raised commercially; some young sold as pets
  • n. someone who races the luge
  • n. a fastball that curves slightly away from the side from which it was thrown


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