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Feeder vs Coaster - What's the difference?

feeder | coaster |

As nouns the difference between feeder and coaster

is that feeder is that which feeds while coaster is one who coasts.




(en noun)
  • That which feeds.
  • That which is used to feed.
  • a bird feeder
  • A tributary stream, especially of a canal.
  • A branch line of a railway
  • A transmission line that feeds the electricity for an electricity substation, or for a transmitter.
  • The pitcher.
  • (video games, derogatory) A player who is killed by the opposing player or team more than once through lack of skills and experience, thus helping the opposing side.
  • Stop feeding! You feeder .
  • The participant in feederism who feeds the other (the feedee).
  • * 2010 , Niall Richardson, Transgressive Bodies
  • Often similes such as 'soft as velvet' or 'fluffy like a cloud' will be employed and the feeder will describe how he feels he can be lost in the enveloping folds of soft flesh.

    Derived terms

    * bottom feeder * feeder cattle * feeder fish * feederism


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    (en noun)
  • one who coasts.
  • Something that coasts, such as a sled or toboggan.
  • (label) A merchant vessel that stays in coastal waters.
  • (label) A sailor who travels only in coastal waters.
  • * 1881 , Symon's monthly meteorological magazine (page 59)
  • If you question a seaman on the subject, whether mere coaster or circumnavigator, he will tell you that in a snow-storm, because of its constant eddyings and gyrations, frequent trimming of sails is more necessary than in any other gale
  • A person who originates from or inhabits a coastal area.
  • A small piece of material used to protect the surface of a table, upon which one places cups or mugs.
  • A small tray on wheels, used to pass something around a table.
  • A worthless compact disc or DVD, such as one that was burned incorrectly.
  • (label) A rollercoaster.
  • (label) A (coaster trout) (brook trout, Salvelinus fontinalis )
  • Coordinate terms

    * saucer

    See also

    * roller coaster