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caster

noun cast·er \ˈkas-tər\

: a small wheel attached to the bottom of something (such as a piece of furniture) to make it easier to move

Full Definition of CASTER

1
:  one that casts; especially :  a machine that casts type
2
or cas·tor \-tər\
a :  a usually silver table vessel with a perforated top for sprinkling a seasoning (as sugar or spice)
b :  a usually revolving metal stand bearing condiment containers (as cruets, mustard pot, and often shakers) for table use :  a cruet stand
3
:  any of a set of wheels or rotating balls mounted in a swivel frame and used for the support and movement of furniture, trucks, and portable equipment
4
:  the slight usually backward tilt from vertical of the axis of the steering mechanism of an automobile for giving directional stability to the front wheels
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First Known Use of CASTER

14th century
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caster

noun cast·er \ˈka-stər\

Definition of CASTER for Kids

:  one of a set of small wheels on a piece of furniture that makes it easier to move

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