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 something.
    a starter on a journey
    1. The person who starts a race by firing a gun or waving a flag
    2. (baseball) A starting pitcher.
  2. Something that starts something.
    It's small, but it's a good starter house.
    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. 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
  4. (team sports) A player in the lineup of players that a team fields at the beginning of a game.
  5. A dog that rouses game.
  6. (historical, Britain) A short length of rope formerly used for casual chastisement in the Navy.
  7. (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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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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