slider

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slide +‎ -er

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Particularly: “hamburger sense”

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slider ‎(plural sliders)

  1. Agent noun of slide: one who slides.
  2. A sliding door.
  3. (baseball) 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.
    The closer had a wicked slider that was almost unhittable.
  4. (cricket) A similar delivery in which the wrist and ring finger work to impart backspin to the ball.
  5. A small hamburger.
    We ordered five sliders.
  6. (curling) A piece of teflon or similar material attached to a curling shoe that allows the player to slide along the ice.
  7. (graphical user interface) A widget allowing the user to select a value or position on a sliding scale.
  8. (US, dialect) Pseudemys rugosa, the red-bellied terrapin.
  9. (skydiving) A rectangle of fabric that helps produce an orderly parachute deployment.

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