Definition of "toaster" []

  • A mechanical device used to toast bread, especially by exposure to electrically heated wire coils. (noun)
  • A device for toasting bread, usually electric, and often equipped with an automatic timer (noun)

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Use "toaster" in a sentence
  • "As our toaster is rather slow, I now had time on my hands during which to consider what to have on the bagel."
  • "Unfortunately, my toaster is plugged in to an outlet with reversed polarity, so theswitch on my toaster isshutting off the neutral wire instead of the hot."
  • "Place under broiler or in toaster oven for 4 minutes, until cheese melts."