Definitions for casterˈkæs tər, ˈkɑ stər
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Random House Webster's College Dictionary
cast•erˈkæs tər, ˈkɑ stər(n.)
a person or thing that casts.
a small wheel on a swivel, set under a piece of furniture, a machine, etc., to facilitate moving it.
a bottle or cruet for holding a condiment.
a stand for such bottles.
a container for sugar, pepper, etc., having a perforated top.
the angle that a car's kingpin makes with the vertical.
Ref: Also, castor 1 2 (for defs. 2–5 ).
Origin of caster:
a worker who casts molten metal into finished products
a shaker with a perforated top for sprinkling powdered sugar
a pivoting roller attached to the bottom of furniture or trucks or portable machines to make them movable
Someone or something that casts
a caster of spells
A wheeled assembly attached to a larger object at its base to facilitate rolling. A caster usually consists of
A shaker with a perforated top for sprinkling condiments such as sugar, salt, pepper, etc.
Origin: From cast (obsolete) "to turn"
one who casts; as, caster of stones, etc. ; a caster of cannon; a caster of accounts
a vial, cruet, or other small vessel, used to contain condiments at the table; as, a set of casters
a stand to hold a set of cruets
a small wheel on a swivel, on which furniture is supported and moved
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.
Translations for caster
Kernerman English Multilingual Dictionary
a small wheel on the legs of furniture to make it easier to move.
- عَجَلَةٌ فس أسْفَلِ الكُرْسي لِتَحْريكِهاArabic
- rodinhaPortuguese (BR)
- kolečko u nábytkuCzech
- der GleiterGerman
- rullik, ratasEstonian
- छोटा पहिया, कुर्सी या मेज आदि के पाये में लगा हुआHindi
- (이동용) 바퀴Korean
- zwenkwieltje, rolletjeDutch
- møbelhjul, trinseNorwegian
- (دچوكۍ- كوچ چپركټPashto
- obrtni točkićSerbian
- hjul, trissaSwedish
- mobilya tekerleğiTurkish
- (家具的)腳輪Chinese (Trad.)
- فرنیچر کے نیچے لگے ہوئے پہئےUrdu
- lọ đựng muối tiêuVietnamese
- （家具的）小脚轮Chinese (Simp.)
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