Associations to the word «Starter»

Wiktionary

STARTER, noun. Someone who starts something.
STARTER, noun. The person who starts a race by firing a gun or waving a flag
STARTER, noun. (baseball) A starting pitcher.
STARTER, noun. Something that starts something.
STARTER, noun. An electric motor that starts an internal combustion engine
STARTER, noun. A device that initiates the flow of high voltage electricity in a fluorescent lamp
STARTER, noun. A yeast culture used to start a fermentation process
STARTER, noun. The first course of a meal, consisting of a small, usually savoury, dish.
STARTER, noun. (team sports) A player in the lineup of players that a team fields at the beginning of a game.
STARTER, noun. A dog that rouses game.
STARTER DOUGH, noun. (baking) A small amount of "live" dough used in traditional bakery to start the fermentation process necessary for preparing sourdough.
STARTER DOUGHS, noun. Plural of starter dough
STARTER KIT, noun. A kit with the basic things (items and instructions), essential for the beginning.
STARTER MARRIAGE, noun. Initial marriage for an individual, expected to be unsuccessful, who is then likely to have subsequent marriages.
STARTER MARRIAGES, noun. Plural of starter marriage
STARTER MOTOR, noun. An electrical motor, which is part of a modern car or truck, etc., which is used to initially turn the internal combustion engine of the vehicle to make it start.
STARTER MOTORS, noun. Plural of starter motor
STARTER STRIP, noun. (roofing) Roll roofing or shingle strips applied along the downslope eave line before the first course of roofing and intended to fill spaces between cutout and joints of the first course.
STARTER STRIPS, noun. Plural of starter strip

Dictionary definition

STARTER, noun. An electric motor for starting an engine.
STARTER, noun. A contestant in a team sport who is in the game at the beginning.
STARTER, noun. The official who signals the beginning of a race or competition.
STARTER, noun. Any new participant in some activity.
STARTER, noun. Food or drink to stimulate the appetite (usually served before a meal or as the first course).
STARTER, noun. A hand tool consisting of a rotating shaft with parallel handle.
STARTER, noun. A culture containing yeast or bacteria that is used to start the process of fermentation or souring in making butter or cheese or dough; "to make sourdough you need a starter".

Wise words

A word is not a crystal, transparent and unchanged; it is the skin of a living thought and may vary greatly in color and content according to the circumstances and time in which it is used.
Oliver Wendell Holmes, Jr.