starter

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English[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

start +‎ -er

Pronunciation[edit]

  • (UK) IPA(key): /ˈstɑːtə(ɹ)/
  • (US) IPA(key): /ˈstɑɹtɚ/, [ˈstɑɹɾɚ]
  • (file)
  • Rhymes: -ɑː(ɹ)tə(ɹ)

Noun[edit]

starter (plural starters)

  1. Someone who starts, or who starts something.
    • 1982, Hugh Stephenson, Claret and Chips: The Rise of the SDP (page 158)
      The most charitable view taken of them by their colleagues was that, as late starters on the journey away from their Labour past, they had not fully understood that the SDP intended to be something new and not just a Mark II Labour Party []
    1. The person who starts a race by firing a gun or waving a flag.
    2. (baseball) A starting pitcher.
    3. (golf) A person employed to take new players to the first tee at suitable intervals, and to provide them with caddies and equipment.
  2. Something that starts something.
    1. An electric motor that starts an internal combustion engine.
    2. A device that initiates the flow of high voltage electricity in a fluorescent lamp.
    3. A yeast culture used to start a fermentation process.
  3. Something with which to begin; a first property, etc.
    It's small, but it's a good starter house.
  4. The first course of a meal, consisting of a small, usually savoury, dish.
    Synonyms: entrée, hors d'oeuvre, appetizer
    Coordinate terms: main, main course, dessert
  5. (team sports) A player in the lineup of players that a team fields at the beginning of a game.
  6. A dog that rouses game.
  7. (historical, Britain) A short length of rope formerly used for casual chastisement in the Navy.
  8. (rail transport) A railway signal controlling the starting of trains from a station or some other location, more fully called a starter signal or starting signal.
    • 1961 March, “The new Glasgow Central signalbox”, in Trains Illustrated, page 179:
      The colour-light signals admitting directly to the platforms and the inner starters (for short-length departures well up the platforms) are two-aspect, while those immediately beyond them are three-aspect, but elsewhere four-aspect signals have been installed in association with route indicators.

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Danish[edit]

Noun[edit]

starter c (singular definite starteren, plural indefinite startere)

  1. starter

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Noun[edit]

starter c

  1. indefinite plural of start

Verb[edit]

starter

  1. present of starte

Dutch[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From starten +‎ -er.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈstɑr.tər/
  • (file)
  • Hyphenation: star‧ter

Noun[edit]

starter m (plural starters, diminutive startertje n)

  1. starter, one who starts; in particular
    1. first-time home buyer
    2. start-up

French[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

Borrowed from English starter.

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Noun[edit]

starter m (plural starters)

  1. starter (person or device)

Etymology 2[edit]

Borrowed from English start.

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starter

  1. (Canada) Synonym of démarrer
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Italian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from English starter.

Noun[edit]

starter m (invariable)

  1. starter (sports; car engine)

Norwegian Bokmål[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

Noun[edit]

starter m

  1. indefinite plural of start

Etymology 2[edit]

From starte +‎ -er

Noun[edit]

starter m (definite singular starteren, indefinite plural startere, definite plural starterne)

  1. a starter (person who gives a starting signal)
  2. a starter (starter motor)
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Verb[edit]

starter

  1. present tense of starte

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Romanian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From French starter.

Noun[edit]

starter n (plural starteri)

  1. starter

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Serbo-Croatian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from English starter.

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starter m (Cyrillic spelling стартер)

  1. A device that starts an engine or a machine.

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Swedish[edit]

Noun[edit]

starter

  1. indefinite plural of start.

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