What does Caster mean?

Caster meaning in General Dictionary

One who casts as caster of rocks etc a caster of cannon a caster of records

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  • a member of staff which casts molten steel into completed products
  • a shaker with a perforated top for sprinkling powdered sugar
  • a pivoting roller attached to the base of furniture or vehicles or portable machines to make them movable
  • a person who casts; since, caster of stones, etc. ; a caster of cannon; a caster of records.
  • A vial, cruet, or any other tiny vessel, regularly consist of condiments on table; because, a collection of casters.
  • A stand to carry some cruets.
  • a tiny wheel on a swivel, on which furnishings is supported and relocated.

Caster meaning in Names Dictionary

Through the Roman camp.
Name Origin: English
Name Gender: Male


Caster meaning in Etymology Dictionary

"person or thing that casts," late 14c. (additionally sometimes castor), representative noun from cast (v.). Indicating "pepper shaker, little perforated container" is from 1670s, on notion of "tossing."

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  • "wheel and swivel attached to furniture," 1748, broker noun from cast (v.) in the old feeling of "turn." Additionally often castor.

Sentence Examples with the word Caster

Among the artists of early times it is often difficult to distinguish between the carver of wood and the caster of bronze.

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