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"coaster" in British English

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coasternoun [C]

uk   /ˈkəʊ.stər/  us   /ˈkoʊ.stɚ/
  • coaster noun [C] (OBJECT)

a ​smallpiece of ​wood, ​plastic, or other ​material that you put a ​glass or ​cup on to ​protect a ​surface from ​heat or ​liquid
  • coaster noun [C] (BOAT)

a ​ship that ​sails between ​ports along a ​coast
(Definition of coaster from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"coaster" in American English

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coasternoun [C]

 us   /ˈkoʊ·stər/
a ​small, ​flatpiece of ​material, often ​decorative, that you put a ​glass or ​cup on in ​order to ​protect the ​surface of ​furniture
(Definition of coaster from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

"coaster" in Business English

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coasternoun [C]

uk   us   /ˈkəʊstər/
TRANSPORT a ​ship which sails between ​ports along a ​coast
(Definition of coaster from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “coaster”
in Chinese (Simplified) 物体, 杯垫…
in Chinese (Traditional) 物體, 杯墊…
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