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coaster

a coasting sled or toboggan; a vessel engaged in coastal trade; a disk placed under an object to protect the surface below: Please place a coaster under your glass.
Not to be confused with:
costar – an actor or actress who shares star billing with another; a performer whose status is slightly below that of a star: She is the costar of the film. (also co-star)
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coast·er

 (kō′stər)
n.
1. One that coasts, as:
a. One who acts in an aimless manner.
b. A sled or toboggan.
c. One who rides a sled or toboggan.
2. Nautical A vessel engaged in coastal trade: "dirty British coaster with a salt-caked smokestack" (John Masefield).
3. A roller coaster.
4.
a. A small mat or plate placed under a vessel to protect a tabletop or other surface beneath.
b. A small tray, often on wheels, for passing something, such as a wine decanter, around a table.
5. A resident of a coastal region.
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coaster

(ˈkəʊstə)
n
1. (Nautical Terms) Brit a vessel or trader engaged in coastal commerce
2. (Furniture) a small tray, sometimes on wheels, for holding a decanter, wine bottle, etc
3. a person or thing that coasts
4. (Furniture) a protective disc or mat on which to place a glass or bottle
5. US short for roller-coaster
6. (Peoples) W African a European resident on the coast

Coaster

(ˈkəʊstə)
n
(Peoples) NZ a person from the West Coast of the South Island, New Zealand
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coast•er

(ˈkoʊ stər)

n.
1. a person or thing that coasts.
2. a small dish or mat, esp. for placing under a glass.
3. a ship engaged in coastwise trade.
4. a sled for coasting.
[1565–75]
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.coaster - a resident of a coastal area
occupant, occupier, resident - someone who lives at a particular place for a prolonged period or who was born there
2.coaster - someone who coasts
mover - someone who moves
3.coaster - a covering (plate or mat) that protects the surface of a table (i.e., from the condensation on a cold glass or bottle)
protective cover, protective covering, protection - a covering that is intend to protect from damage or injury; "they had no protection from the fallout"; "wax provided protection for the floors"
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Translations
سَفينَه ساحِلِيَّهصَحْن أو صَفيحَه تَحْت الكَأس
pobřežní loďtácek
brikcoasterskåner
parti hajópoháralátét
glasamottastrandferîaskip
pobrežná loď
bardak altlığıkostersahil gemisi

coaster

[ˈkəʊstəʳ] N
1. (Naut) → buque m costero, barco m de cabotaje (US) → trineo m
2. (= small mat for drinks) → posavasos m inv
Collins Spanish Dictionary - Complete and Unabridged 8th Edition 2005 © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1971, 1988 © HarperCollins Publishers 1992, 1993, 1996, 1997, 2000, 2003, 2005

coaster

[ˈkəʊstər] n
(= ship) → caboteur m
(= mat) (for glass)dessous m de verre
Collins English/French Electronic Resource. © HarperCollins Publishers 2005

coaster

n
(Naut) → Küstenmotorschiff nt
(= drip mat)Untersetzer m
(US: = sled) → (Rodel)schlitten m; (= roller-coaster)Achterbahn f, → Berg- und Talbahn f
Collins German Dictionary – Complete and Unabridged 7th Edition 2005. © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1980 © HarperCollins Publishers 1991, 1997, 1999, 2004, 2005, 2007

coaster

[ˈkəʊstəʳ] n
a. (Naut) → nave f da cabotaggio
b. (for glass) → sottobicchiere m
Collins Italian Dictionary 1st Edition © HarperCollins Publishers 1995

coast

(kəust) noun
the side or border of land next to the sea. The coast was very rocky.
verb
to travel downhill (in a vehicle, on a bicycle etc) without the use of any power such as the engine or pedalling. He coasted for two miles after the car ran out of petrol.
ˈcoastal adjective
of or near the coast. a coastal town.
ˈcoaster noun
1. a vessel that sails along near the coast.
2. a small mat for putting under a drinking-glass etc.
ˈcoastguard noun
a person or group of people, employed to watch the coast for smugglers, ships in distress etc.
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