from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. In musical instruments of the trumpet class, a method of construction in which a slide is used to determine the pitch of the tones produced, as in the trombone.
Sorry, no etymologies found.
It was 42 years and several million units ago that Mossberg made its first Model 500, the six-shot slide-action replacement for the supremely odd Model 200 (a pump gun with a box magazine).
It's a small gun, and it felt good in my hand, but the slide-action made it jerk a lot.
A slammed car door or a slide-action smacking shut can put pheasants to flight before the hunt even begins.
This unique slide-action 12-gauge has a one-piece polymer stock, double action bars, and can be fitted with a shooter-installed recoil reduction device.
It was a slide-action system, like a giant accordion that opened an access channel to the section you wanted, while compressing all the others to make space.
I got a K800i when there were really only two 3MP camera-phones on the South African market, the Samsung D900 being the other, and while the Samsung had a MUCH nicer display, and MUCH more intuitive menu's AND that seriously sexy slide-action, The K800i had the fight won, hands down, in terms of camera.
Awsome lego gun with true slide-action trigger system!