a person or thing that slides.
Baseball. a pitch similar to a curveball but one in which the ball rolls or slides, rather than spins, out of the pitcher’s hand and, like a curveball, drops and veers as it approaches home plate, sharply but with less of a curve: Johnson’s unhittable slider made him one of the best pitchers in the history of the game.: Compare cut fastball.
any of several freshwater turtles of the genus Chrysemys, of North America, having a smooth shell usually olive brown with various markings above and yellow below: some, especially C. scripta, are raised commercially and the young sold as pets, rarely surviving to adulthood.
a small burger on a bun: beef and lamb sliders.
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How to use slider in a sentence
Hand’s out pitch is his slider, and he throws it roughly 50 percent of the time.Brad Hand thrived with lower velocity in 2020. With the Nats, he wants to bring back the heat. | Jesse Dougherty | January 26, 2021 | Washington Post
The menu also has easy sliders that turn any event into a tracked conversion.
The Halo app also turns your body scans into a 3-D rendering, complete with a slider to see what you’d look like with more, or less, fat.Amazon’s new health band is the most invasive tech we’ve ever tested | Geoffrey Fowler, Heather Kelly | December 10, 2020 | Washington Post
There were handy built-in shelves, kitchen sliders, and overhead space, but we maxed it out for a ten-day trip where we experienced cold and hot temps.Sprinter vs. Teardrop Trailer: What's Best for Camping? | Will Taylor | November 28, 2020 | Outside Online
Tap on it again and you’ll see a slider that you can drag to dial up or down the intensity.Google Photos is better at image editing than you think | Harry Guinness | November 17, 2020 | Popular-Science
Yeah,” he said, “they called that pitch the freezing slider, because it just froze Horton solid.
“Guy Fieri served me my first pork slider w/cole slaw ever, from a trailer booth at our county fair,” posted a second.Guy Fieri Battles Scathing New York Times Review by Pete Wells | Katie Baker | November 16, 2012 | THE DAILY BEAST
Use the slider to see how the London Borough of Newham has changed following the construction of the Olympic Park.
While White Castle created the slider back in 1921, this mini, flat burger has become ubiquitous in more recent times.
A slider's performance, we wrote in March, is a "poisonous influence."
This wind-chest with the slider stop control is about all that is left to us of the old form of key action.The Recent Revolution in Organ Building | George Laing Miller
A match safe that will deliver only one match at a time is constructed of two parts, the box or holder and the base, with slider.The Boy Mechanic, Book 2 | Various
A new subspecies of the slider turtle (Pseudemys scripta) from Coahuila,Mxico.Amphibians and Reptiles of the Rainforests of Southern El Peten, Guatemala | William E. Duellman
The moving end of the quartz is attached to a small boxwood slider working on a tubular girder or between wires.On Laboratory Arts | Richard Threlfall
I'll make a longer board slide, and I'll put the lower end in a pan of water, so when slider slides down he'll make a splash!The Curlytops and Their Pets | Howard R. Garis