Definition of slider
1 : one that slides
2 : a freshwater turtle (Trachemys scripta synonym Pseudemys scripta) chiefly of the southeastern U.S.; especially : one (T. scripta elegans) usually having a red stripe behind each eye and often sold as a pet
3 : a fast baseball pitch that breaks slightly in the same direction as a curve
4 : a very small meat sandwich typically served on a bun; especially : a small hamburger
Recent Examples of slider from the Web
Melee barbecue sauce is used with the smokehouse burger, baby back ribs and BBQ pulled pork and pulled pork slider.
Because of their petite size, cornichons are a nice garnish to serve on top of any sandwich, burger or slider; use a toothpick to secure it.
But Hosmer came through in the pivotal moment, serving a 2-1 slider into right-center field.
RHP Nate Jones (elbow inflammation) threw 25 pitches in a bullpen session, including some sliders.
Glover has superior stuff — a triple-digit fastball and a ridiculous wipeout slider that can sit in the mid-90s.
ARCHER SHINES Routinely hitting 97 mph with his fastball and mixing in a knee-buckling slider, Archer set down 10 straight between an infield single from Jason Castro in the third inning and a sharp single from Joe Mauer in the seventh.
Darvish struggled locating his fastball against Maile and after getting Kevin Pillar to fly out for the second out, Devon Travis singled on a flat slider to set up the three-run homer.
All the discs come with a volume slider and effects knob to customize the mix.
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First Known Use of slider
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Definition of slider for English Language Learners
baseball : a fast pitch that curves slightly in the air
: something that slides
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