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Overview of noun starter

The noun starter has 7 senses? (first 1 from tagged texts)
1. (1) starter, starter motor, starting motor

(an electric motor for starting an engine)

2. starter

(a contestant in a team sport who is in the game at the beginning)

3. starter, dispatcher

(the official who signals the beginning of a race or competition)

4. newcomer, fledgling, fledgeling, starter, neophyte, freshman, newbie, entrant

(any new participant in some activity)

5. appetizer, appetiser, starter

(food or drink to stimulate the appetite (usually served before a meal or as the first course))

6. crank, starter

(a hand tool consisting of a rotating shaft with parallel handle)

7. starter

(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")

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