Definition of caster in English:

caster

noun

  • 1A person who casts something or a machine for casting something.

    • ‘Artists invariably doubled as gold or silversmiths, bronze casters, stonecutters and carvers, carpenters, plasterers, and wood-carvers, as well as painters and sculptors.’
    • ‘A system of divination consists of a set of symbols which contain significant meaning to the caster.’
    • ‘Nuremberg supported an exceptionally dynamic community of metalworkers ranging from renowned armourers, such as Valentin Siebenbürger and Kunz Lochner, to bronze and brass casters to goldsmiths.’
    • ‘Regardless of your fly casting techniques, all casters are governed by the following four principles’
    • ‘The brass casters of Igun Street are astute, adept quick studies and show a remarkable receptiveness to new technologies and ideas.’
    • ‘Metal casters try to produce perfect castings.’
    • ‘The next thing I know, the experienced sand casters are begging me to come down to the art room at recess to make another sand casting!’
    • ‘This is the secret as to why the big casters are able to cast flat out all day without encountering overruns and ‘snap-offs’.’
    • ‘The Hellenistic bronzes from Rhodes parallel the Greek ceramic evidence with their recording of both sculptor and caster.’
    • ‘The maker's mark is that of Samuel Wood, a caster and cruet frame maker who rarely employed chased decoration.’
    • ‘Folktales became a popular source for the brass casters because they carry moral weight.’
    • ‘We are glass-blowers, flame workers and hot casters.’
    • ‘On occasion a slight problem occurs and the spell backfires on the caster and the caster had either killed themselves or killed others near them.’
  • 2Fishing
    A fly pupa used as bait.

    • ‘I always keep feeding with maggots and casters whatever I am fishing with at the time and caster will usually be my first change bait.’
    • ‘The bait was two casters fished on a size 14 hook over a small carpet of hemp and caster.’
    • ‘Always use the best quality bait you can obtain and keep maggots and casters in top condition.’
    • ‘Some of the deeper slower water by the golf course and downstream is best fished with swim feeder rig using hemp as an attractor with gentles or casters as hook bait and feeding with hemp.’
    • ‘Many anglers use pellets, boilies, gentles, casters and various flavoured paste baits, but for me it's bread.’
  • 3

    variant spelling of castor

Pronunciation

caster

/ˈkɑːstə/