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  Definition of Starter
  1. a hand tool consisting of a rotating shaft with parallel handle
  2. an electric motor for starting an engine
  3. food or drink to stimulate the appetite (usually served before a meal or as the first course)
  4. any new participant in some activity
  5. the official who signals the beginning of a race or competition
  6. a contestant who is in the game at the beginning
  7. a culture containing yeast or bacteria that is used to start the process of fermentation or souring in making butter or cheese or dough; "to make sourdough you need a starter"
Similar Words: crank, starter motor, starting motor, appetizer, appetiser, newcomer, fledgling, fledgeling, neophyte, freshman, newbie, entrant, dispatcher

 

Hyponyms: crank handle, starting handle, kick starter, kick start, self-starter, antipasto, apertif, canape, cocktail, hors d'oeuvre, crudites, recruit, enlistee, starting pitcher

 

Part Meronyms: electrical system

 

Derivational Morphology: crank, crank up, originate, initiate, start, get down, begin, get, start out, set about, set out, commence

 

Anagrams: tessera, Astarte, starets, restart, restate, serrate, at rest

 

 
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