Caster vs Waster - What's the difference?
As nouns the difference between caster and waster
is that caster
is someone or something that casts while waster
is someone or something that wastes; someone who squanders or spends extravagantly or waster
can be (obsolete|chiefly|fencing) a kind of cudgel; also, a blunt-edged sword used as a foil.
Other Comparisons: What's the difference?
Someone or something that casts
A wheeled assembly attached to a larger object at its base to facilitate rolling. A caster usually consists of
* a wheel, which may be plastic, a hard elastomer, or metal
* an axle
* a mounting provision, usually a stem, flange, or plate
* (sometimes) a swivel which allows the caster to rotate for steering
- a caster''' of spells; a '''caster of stones
A shaker with a perforated top for sprinkling condiments such as sugar, salt, pepper, etc.
- Many office chairs roll on a set of casters .
A stand to hold a set of shakers or cruets.
- a set of casters
* caster angle
* caster sugar
Partly from (etyl) wastere, wastour, partly from .
Someone or something that wastes; someone who squanders or spends extravagantly.
(dialectal) An imperfection in the wick of a candle, causing it to waste.
* See also
(obsolete, chiefly, fencing) A kind of cudgel; also, a blunt-edged sword used as a foil.
- Or, as they that play at wasters exercise themselves by a few cudgels how to avoid an enemy's blows, let us arm ourselves against all such violent incursions which may invade our minds.