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slider

[′slīd·ər]
(electricity)
Sliding type of movable contact.
(ordnance)
A fuse or exploder component that interrupts the explosive train when the device is in the unarmed condition, and that moves during arming in such a way as to render the explosive train operative.

slider

A block of material that holds the read/write head of a magnetic disk. See flying head.
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Population estimates, basking turtle sightings, and hoop net catches indicated that pond sliders were the most abundant species in the lake.
Perhaps capture rates would have increased if decoys were painted to resemble pond sliders and northern map turtles.
(1999) found that sex ratios of pond sliders varied seasonally and between hoop nets and basking traps.