What does toaster mean?

Definitions for toaster
ˈtoʊ stərtoast·er

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. toaster, wassailernoun

    someone who proposes a toast; someone who drinks to the health of success of someone or some venture

  2. toasternoun

    a kitchen appliance (usually electric) for toasting bread


  1. toasternoun

    A device for toasting bread, English muffins, crumpets, etc.

  2. toasternoun

    A self-contained software package (or appliance) distributable over the Internet or by burning onto CDs.

  3. toasternoun

    An electronic organ, especially a crude one that uses analog technology.

  4. toasternoun

    Any of several small, box-like automobiles exemplified by the Scion xB and Honda Element.

Samuel Johnson's Dictionary

  1. Toasternoun

    He who toasts.

    Etymology: from toast.

    We simple toasters take delight
    To see our women’s teeth look white;
    And ev’ry saucy ill-bred fellow
    Sneers at a mouth profoundly yellow. Matthew Prior.


  1. Toaster

    A toaster is a small electric appliance that uses radiant heat to brown sliced bread into toast.


  1. toaster

    A toaster is a small kitchen appliance, generally electric, which is used to brown, crisp, or toast slices of bread by exposing it to radiant heat, allowing the bread to be heated without being burned. It usually has slots where the bread is inserted, a mechanism to lower and raise the bread, and settings to adjust the level of toasting.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Toasternoun

    one who toasts

  2. Toasternoun

    a kitchen utensil for toasting bread, cheese, etc


  1. Toaster

    The toaster is typically a small electric kitchen appliance designed to toast multiple types of bread products. A typical modern two-slice toaster draws from 600 to 1200 watts and makes toast in 1 to 3 minutes. There are also non-electrical toasters that can be used to toast bread products over an open fire or flame.

The New Hacker's Dictionary

  1. toaster

    1. The archetypal really stupid application for an embedded microprocessor controller; often used in comments that imply that a scheme is inappropriate technology (but see elevator controller). “DWIM for an assembler? That'd be as silly as running Unix on your toaster!” 2. A very, very dumb computer. “You could run this program on any dumb toaster.” See bitty box, Get a real computer!, toy, beige toaster. 3. A Macintosh, esp. a Mac in the original unitary case. Some hold that this is implied by sense 2. 4. A peripheral device. “I bought my box without toasters, but since then I've added two boards and a second disk drive.” 5. A specialized computer used as an appliance. See web toaster, video toaster.

Rap Dictionary

  1. toasternoun

    Another simple term for a pistol with a cocked-hammer. Cuz we don't go no wea' wit'out TOAST be dubbed out -- 50 Cent (Wanksta)

Editors Contribution

  1. toaster

    A type of kitchen appliance and product created and designed in various colors, materials, mechanisms, shapes, sizes and styles.

    Our new toaster we love as you can heat burger buns on the top of it for the family.

    Submitted by MaryC on November 29, 2015  

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Anagrams for toaster »

  1. rosetta

  2. rotates

  3. retoast

  4. stoater

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of toaster in Chaldean Numerology is: 8

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of toaster in Pythagorean Numerology is: 8

Examples of toaster in a Sentence

  1. Dave Barry:

    Most married couples, even though they love each other very much in theory, tend to view each other in practice as large teeming flaw colonies, the result being that they get on each other's nerves and regularly erupt into vicious emotional shouting matches over such issues as toaster settings.

  2. Gene Sullivan:

    Hey, this is not a toaster. This is not a blender. This is a living, breathing animal that these parties, especially my client, grew an attachment to.

  3. Josh Blackman:

    Contrary to Schumer's suggestion, a working gun does not pop out of the 3-D printer ready to fire, like a pop-tart from the toaster, using a 3-D printer to create the parts, and assemble them, is a time-intensive process that requires advanced knowledge of machining and gunsmithing.

  4. Clint Eastwood, Jr.:

    If you want a guarantee, buy a toaster.

  5. Kaleigh McMordie:

    Frozen breakfast pastries consist of several forms of highly processed carbohydrates and sugar with no real nutritional value, not to mention all the chemical preservatives. Regular intake of these kinds of highly processed foods— high in refined white flour, refined sugar and high fructose corn syrup — is associated with a poor lipid profile, high triglyceride and LDL cholesterol levels in the blood, caused by high refined carb intake, is a major risk factor for heart disease. Skip the toaster pastries and opt for a breakfast that has a balance of healthy fat, protein, and carbohydrates from whole grains or fruit.

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    used of men; markedly masculine in appearance or manner
    • A. butch
    • B. ravening
    • C. ectomorphic
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