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 for slider
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Slider \Slid"er\, a.
     See Slidder. [Obs.] --Chaucer.
     [1913 Webster]

From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Slider \Slid"er\, n.
     1. One who, or that which, slides; especially, a sliding part
        of an instrument or machine.
        [1913 Webster]
  
     2. (Zool.) The red-bellied terrapin ({Pseudemys rugosa).
        [Local, U. S. ]
        [1913 Webster]
  
     3. (Zool.) any of several North American freshwater turtles
        of the genus Chrysemis; some, such as Chrysemis
        scripta are sold commercially as pets. --[RHUD]
        [PJC]
  
     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).
        [PJC]
  
     Slider pump, a form of rotary pump.
        [1913 Webster]

From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Terrapin \Ter"ra*pin\, n. [Probably of American Indian origin.]
     (Zool.)
     Any one of numerous species of tortoises living in fresh and
     brackish waters. Many of them are valued for food. [Written
     also terapin, terrapen, terrapene, turpen, and
     turapen.]
     [1913 Webster]
  
     Note: The yellow-bellied terrapin ({Pseudemys scabra) of the
           Southern United States, the red-bellied terrapin
           ({Pseudemys rugosa or Chrysemys rubriventris),
           native of the tributaries Chesapeake Bay (called also
           potter, slider, and redfender), and the
           diamond-back or salt-marsh terrapin ({Malaclemmys
           palustris), are the most important American species.
           The diamond-back terrapin is native of nearly the whole
           of the Atlantic coast of the United States.
           [1913 Webster]
  
     Alligator terrapin, the snapping turtle.
  
     Mud terrapin, any one of numerous species of American
        tortoises of the genus Cinosternon.
  
     Painted terrapin, the painted turtle. See under Painted.
        
  
     Speckled terrapin, a small fresh-water American terrapin
        ({Chelopus guttatus) having the carapace black with round
        yellow spots; -- called also spotted turtle.
        [1913 Webster]

From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) :

  slider
      n 1: a person who slips or slides because of loss of traction
           [syn: skidder, slider, slipper]
      2: someone who races the luge [syn: luger, slider]
      3: freshwater turtle of United States and South America;
         frequently raised commercially; some young sold as pets [syn:
         slider, yellow-bellied terrapin, Pseudemys scripta]
      4: a fastball that curves slightly away from the side from which
         it was thrown

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