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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 small piece 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, flat piece 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   /ˈkəʊstər/ us  
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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