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slider

[slahy-der] /ˈslaɪ dər/
noun
1.
a person or thing that slides.
2.
Baseball. a fast pitch that curves slightly and sharply in front of a batter, away from the side from which it was thrown.
3.
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.
Origin of slider
1520-1530
1520-30; slide + -er1
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n.

1520s, "skater," agent noun from slide (v.). As a type of terrapin, from 1877; as a type of baseball pitch, 1936.

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