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caster

[ kas-ter, kah-ster ]
/ ˈkæs tər, ˈkɑ stər /
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noun Also cas·tor (for defs. 2-5).

verb (used without object)

(of a wheel) to swivel freely in a horizontal plane.

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Origin of caster

Middle English word dating back to 1300–50; see origin at cast, -er1
cast·er·less, adjective
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British Dictionary definitions for caster

caster
/ (ˈkɑːstə) /

noun

a person or thing that casts
Also: castor a bottle with a perforated top for sprinkling sugar, etc, or a stand containing such bottles
Also: castor a small wheel mounted on a swivel so that the wheel tends to turn into its plane of rotation
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