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slider Line breaks: slider
Pronunciation: /ˈslʌɪdə/

Definition of slider in English:


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1A knob or lever which is moved horizontally or vertically to control a variable, such as the volume of a radio.
Example sentences
  • The player contains the expected transport controls as well as sliders for volume and balance, or pan position.
  • This was fixed by converting the gear lever to operation via an electrical slider controlled from the handlebars.
  • ‘And a bit unnerving for the rest of us,’ said Reg from the vast bank of sliders and other controls.
2A small hamburger or other hot sandwich made with a soft bun.
3A North American freshwater turtle with a red or yellow patch on the side of the head.
  • Genus Trachemys (or Pseudemys), family Emydidae: several species, in particular the pond slider (T. scripta).
Example sentences
  • The pond slider has expanded its range through the careless release of pets into the wild.
  • The red-ear slider turtle named Lucky is the only survivor of about 150 animals.
  • Lillian's fascination with turtles began at age nine, when she received a red-eared slider as a pet.
4 Baseball A pitch that moves laterally as it nears home plate.
Example sentences
  • In the game, Cheney threw 228 pitches, including fastballs, knucklers, sliders and curveballs.
  • The difference now, though, is Reichert is more willing to rely on his fastball and save the slider for his out pitch.
  • He hasn't had great control of his slider, and a few hanging changeups have been hit for homers.

Words that rhyme with slider

chider, cider, divider, eider, glider, Guider, Haida, hider, Ida, insider, Oneida, outsider, provider, rider, Ryder, Saida, spider, strider, stridor
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