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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