, n. 1. One who, or that which, slides; especially, a sliding part of an instrument or machine.
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2. (Zol.) The red-bellied terrapin (Pseudemys rugosa). [Local, U. S. ]
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3. (Zol.) any of several North American freshwater turtles of the genus Chrysemis; some, such as C. scripta are sold commercially as pets. [RHUD]

4. (Baseball) a fast pitch that breaks slightly just in front of the batter, in the same direction as a curve ball (i. e. , away from the side from which it was thrown).

Slider pump, a form of rotary pump.
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