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coaster

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noun coast·er \ˈkōs-tər\

Simple Definition of coaster

  • : a small, flat object on which a glass, cup, or dish is placed to protect the surface of a table

  • : a ship that sails along a coast or that is used in trade between ports of the same country

Source: Merriam-Webster's Learner's Dictionary

Full Definition of coaster

  1. 1 :  one that coasts: as a :  a person engaged in coastal traffic or commerce b :  a ship sailing along a coast or engaged in trade between ports of the same country

  2. 2 :  a resident of a seacoast

  3. 3 a :  a tray or decanter stand usually of silver and sometimes on wheels b :  a shallow container or a plate or mat to protect a surface

  4. 4 a :  a small vehicle (as a sled or wagon) used in coasting b :  roller coaster

Examples of coaster in a sentence

  1. Set the glass on a coaster.



1574

First Known Use of coaster

1574

Rhymes with coaster


COASTER Defined for Kids

coaster

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noun coast·er \ˈkō-stər\

Definition of coaster for Students

  1. 1 :  a ship that sails or trades along a coast

  2. 2 :  a small mat on which a glass is placed to protect the surface of a table




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