Definitions for casterˈkæs tər, ˈkɑ stər

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

cast•erˈkæs tər, ˈkɑ stər(n.)

  1. a person or thing that casts.

  2. a small wheel on a swivel, set under a piece of furniture, a machine, etc., to facilitate moving it.

  3. a bottle or cruet for holding a condiment.

  4. a stand for such bottles.

  5. a container for sugar, pepper, etc., having a perforated top.

  6. the angle that a car's kingpin makes with the vertical.

    Category: Automotive

    Ref: Also, castor 1 2 (for defs. 2–5 ).

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. caster(noun)

    a worker who casts molten metal into finished products

  2. caster, castor(noun)

    a shaker with a perforated top for sprinkling powdered sugar

  3. caster, castor(noun)

    a pivoting roller attached to the bottom of furniture or trucks or portable machines to make them movable


  1. caster(Noun)

    Someone or something that casts

    a caster of spells

  2. caster(Noun)

    A wheeled assembly attached to a larger object at its base to facilitate rolling. A caster usually consists of

  3. caster(Noun)

    A shaker with a perforated top for sprinkling condiments such as sugar, salt, pepper, etc.

  4. Origin: From cast (obsolete) "to turn"

Webster Dictionary

  1. Caster(noun)

    one who casts; as, caster of stones, etc. ; a caster of cannon; a caster of accounts

  2. Caster(noun)

    a vial, cruet, or other small vessel, used to contain condiments at the table; as, a set of casters

  3. Caster(noun)

    a stand to hold a set of cruets

  4. Caster(noun)

    a small wheel on a swivel, on which furniture is supported and moved


  1. Caster

    A caster is an undriven, single, double, or compound wheel that is designed to be mounted to the bottom of a larger object so as to enable that object to be easily moved. They are available in various sizes, and are commonly made of rubber, plastic, nylon, aluminum, or stainless steel. Casters are found in numerous applications, including shopping carts, office chairs, and material handling equipment. High capacity, heavy duty casters are used in many industrial applications, such as platform trucks, carts, assemblies, and tow lines in plants. Generally, casters operate well on smooth and flat surfaces.

Anagrams of caster

  1. acters, carest, carets, caters, crates, reacts, recast, traces

Translations for caster

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a small wheel on the legs of furniture to make it easier to move.

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