toaster

noun
toast·​er | \ ˈtō-stər How to pronounce toaster (audio) \

Definition of toaster

: one that toasts especially : an electrical appliance for toasting

Examples of toaster in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Cadillac showed the unfortunately toaster-y Personal Autonomous Vehicle, a concept for a self-driving car whose interior is essentially lounge seating for a small group, with adjustable lighting, aromatherapy and perhaps a daiquiri dispenser. Mark Phelan, Detroit Free Press, "New in-vehicle technology shows we're using cars 'as much for living as traveling'," 18 Jan. 2021 More than just an air fryer, the Chef’s Convection Toaster Oven is also, yes, a toaster and a convection oven that bakes, broils, and toasts. Paige Szmodis, Popular Mechanics, "The Best Air Fryers for Healthier, Crispy Food," 21 Jan. 2021 Virgin Orbit, based in Long Beach, California, is part of a wave of companies targeting the launch market for increasingly capable small satellites, which may range in sizes comparable to a toaster on up to a home refrigerator. John Antczak, Anchorage Daily News, "Richard Branson’s Virgin Orbit reaches space on 2nd try," 18 Jan. 2021 Virgin Orbit, based in Long Beach, California, is part of a wave of companies targeting the launch market for increasingly capable small satellites, which may range in sizes comparable to a toaster on up to a home refrigerator. John Antczak, ajc, "Richard Branson's Virgin Orbit reaches space on 2nd try," 17 Jan. 2021 Digital Air-Fry Oven that also happens to be a convection oven and toaster. CNN Underscored, "Sam’s Club offers a quick, contact-free, curbside shopping experience at wholesale prices," 18 Nov. 2020 The toaster-sized capsule hit our atmosphere at 12 kilometers per second, enduring temperatures of 3,000 degrees Celsius during its fiery descent before deploying a parachute to slow its velocity. Jonathan O'callaghan, Scientific American, "Asteroid Dust from Hayabusa2 Could Solve a Mystery of Planet Creation," 8 Dec. 2020 Prepare breakfast for a crowd with ease using this 4-slice toaster from Cuisinart. Fiona Tapp, CNN Underscored, "Cyber Monday: The best deals in Canada," 29 Nov. 2020 In addition, Star Wars fans can find a number of interesting kitchen items like ice molds, cookie cutters, spatulas, mugs, aprons, and even a toaster that burns a Death Star into your bread. Andrea Romano, Travel + Leisure, "You Can Buy Baby Yoda's Favorite Blue Macarons at Williams-Sonoma," 25 Nov. 2020

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First Known Use of toaster

1582, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for toaster

toast entry 2 + -er entry 2

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The first known use of toaster was in 1582

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15 Feb 2021

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“Toaster.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/toaster. Accessed 5 Mar. 2021.

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toaster

noun

English Language Learners Definition of toaster

: an electrical device used for toasting bread

toaster

noun
toast·​er | \ ˈtō-stər How to pronounce toaster (audio) \

Kids Definition of toaster

: an electrical appliance for making slices of bread crisp, hot, and brown

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