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Wordnet 3.0

NOUN (3)

1. a resident of a coastal area;

2. someone who coasts;

3. a covering (plate or mat) that protects the surface of a table (i.e., from the condensation on a cold glass or bottle);


The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Coaster \Coast"er\, n. 1. A vessel employed in sailing along a coast, or engaged in the coasting trade. [1913 Webster] 2. One who sails near the shore. [1913 Webster]
WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006):

coaster n 1: a resident of a coastal area 2: someone who coasts 3: a covering (plate or mat) that protects the surface of a table (i.e., from the condensation on a cold glass or bottle)
The Jargon File (version 4.4.7, 29 Dec 2003):

coaster n. 1. Unuseable CD produced during failed attempt at writing to writeable or re-writeable CD media. Certainly related to the coaster-like shape of a CD, and the relative value of these failures. ?I made a lot of coasters before I got a good CD.? 2. Useless CDs received in the mail from the likes of AOL, MSN, CI$, Prodigy, ad nauseam. In the U.K., beermat is often used in these senses.