Definitions of starter:
  • noun:   an electric motor for starting an engine
  • noun:   the official who signals the beginning of a race or competition
  • noun:   a contestant who is in the game at the beginning
  • noun:   a culture containing yeast or bacteria that is used to start the process of fermentation or souring in making butter or cheese or dough
    Example: "To make sourdough you need a starter"
  • noun:   a hand tool consisting of a rotating shaft with parallel handle
  • noun:   food or drink to stimulate the appetite (usually served before a meal or as the first course)
  • noun:   any new participant in some activity

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