sliding

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calculator that performs arithmetic functions by manually sliding counters on rods or in grooves abacus
large sliding door of a barn barn door
sliding bar in a breech-loading firearm that ejects an empty cartridge and replaces it and closes the breech bolt
freight car with roof and sliding doors in the sides boxcar
wedge to stop rolling or sliding chock
block of wood used to prevent the sliding or rolling of a heavy object chock , wedge
timber member grooved to take a sliding panel coulisse
lantern with a sliding panel to conceal the light dark lantern
swinging or sliding barrier that will close the entrance to a room or building or vehicle door
(ballet) a gliding or sliding step in ballet glissade
kind of dance step in which the dancer seems to be sliding on the spot moonwalk
sliding cylinder that moves up and down in a tube piston
action mechanism in a modern rifle or shotgun; a back and forward motion of a sliding lever ejects the empty shell case and cocks the firearm and loads a new round pump action , slide action
regulator (as a sliding plate) for regulating the flow of air into a furnace or other heating device register
groove for a sliding door regle
strong cord connecting a sash weight to a sliding sash sash cord , sash line
counterweight for a sliding sash sash weight
try square with an adjustable sliding head set square
one of a pair of planks used to make a track for rolling or sliding objects skid
fastener for locking together two toothed edges by means of a sliding tab slide fastener , zip , zip fastener , zipper
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