Associations to the word «Coaster»


COASTER, noun. Agent noun of coast: one who coasts.
COASTER, noun. Something that coasts, such as a sled or toboggan.
COASTER, noun. (nautical) A merchant vessel that stays in coastal waters.
COASTER, noun. (nautical) A sailor who travels only in coastal waters.
COASTER, noun. A person who originates from or inhabits a coastal area.
COASTER, noun. A small piece of material used to protect the surface of a table, upon which one places cups or mugs.
COASTER, noun. A small tray on wheels, used to pass something around a table.
COASTER, noun. (computing) (slang) A worthless compact disc or DVD, such as one that was burned incorrectly.
COASTER, noun. (informal) A rollercoaster.
COASTER, noun. (Lake Superior) A coaster trout (brook trout, Salvelinus fontinalis)
COASTER BRAKE, noun. A special rear hub for a bicycle that functions as a brake when the user pedals backwards, and which allows the bicycle to roll without forcing the pedals to turn.
COASTER BRAKES, noun. Plural of coaster brake

Dictionary definition

COASTER, noun. A resident of a coastal area.
COASTER, noun. Someone who coasts.
COASTER, noun. A covering (plate or mat) that protects the surface of a table (i.e., from the condensation on a cold glass or bottle).

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