It was set off by a magnitude 9.3 earthquake that occurred as two tectonic plates slid past each other.
Eventually the strain becomes to great and the plates rapidly slide past each other.
The golden plates slid upward and clattered into their proper places.
The rusty plates slid by, the bridge housing at the stern seeming to tower over me.
With a curse, he righted his tray and the plate slid back.
A narrow plate on the front of the ivory box slid sideways to expose a spring catch.
A mirrored plate slid down over the window in front of me.
As he recalled from the last time he'd done this, the plate slid aside easily and-what was more important-quietly.
He approached the furnace, touched a foot control, and the protective plate slid aside.
I jumped in, thumbed the plate and the door slid shut.