from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. A mechanical device used to toast bread, especially by exposure to electrically heated wire coils.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- n. One who toasts.
- n. A device for toasting bread, English muffins, crumpets, etc.
- n. A self-contained software package (or appliance) distributable over the Internet or by burning onto CDs.
- n. An electronic organ, especially a crude one that uses analog technology.
- n. Any of several small, box-like automobiles exemplified by the Scion xB and Honda Element.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. One who toasts.
- n. A kitchen utensil for toasting bread, cheese, etc.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. One who toasts something, as bread or cheese.
- n. An instrument for toasting bread, cheese, etc.; especially, such an appliance other than a toasting-fork. Toasters for bread are often small gridirons of wire which hold the slice of bread fast without tearing it.
- n. Something fit for toasting.
- n. One who proposes a toast; an admirer of women.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. someone who proposes a toast; someone who drinks to the health of success of someone or some venture
- n. a kitchen appliance (usually electric) for toasting bread
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As our toaster is rather slow, I now had time on my hands during which to consider what to have on the bagel.
Unfortunately, my toaster is plugged in to an outlet with reversed polarity, so theswitch on my toaster isshutting off the neutral wire instead of the hot.
Place under broiler or in toaster oven for 4 minutes, until cheese melts.
But as they say, a perfectly good toaster is a terrible thing to waste.
Have any of you haters received your toaster from the veep?
I remember my Mum trying to throw a plugged-in toaster at my Dad - she's only short and it looked sooo funny, this thing over her head.
I have a hamster named Rex, a utilitarian apartment, and my toaster is broken.
“But there must be more to it,” I said, ducking as the word toaster flew by.
The refrigerated dough business includes private label toaster pastries and specialty biscuits that are sold to retailers.
But to say the toaster is a promotional hoax, well, all I can say is that’s just not so.