One of the mysteries of the English language finally explained.
1Photography. A slide for rolling the sensitive paper or film from one spool to another by a fixed amount corresponding to the width of the image area. Now historical.
2A movable carriage or table that moves over a set of rollers; a mechanism holding such rollers.
Mid 19th century (in an earlier sense). From roller + slide.
roller slide/ˈrəʊlə ˌslʌɪd/
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