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noun 
  1. 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
      Many office chairs roll on a set of casters.
    • A shaker with a perforated top for sprinkling condiments such as sugar, salt, pepper, etc.
Etymology: From cast (obsolete) "to turn"


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