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coaster

1. Brit a vessel or trader engaged in coastal commerce
2. West African a European resident on the coast

coaster

[′kō·stər]
(naval architecture)
A small merchant ship, about 200 feet (61 meters) long, which operates near coasts, in rivers and estuaries, and on short ocean passages.

coaster

What a bad CD-R disc is often called. See CD-R and underrun.
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With the pending dismantlement of Psyclone and Flashback, Magic Mountain will have 15 roller coasters.
G-forces in current roller coasters "do not cause injuries," Dickinson said.
Club chairman Andy Hine said: "With wooden roller coasters, they're more shake, they're more rattle, they're more roll.
As frightening as they are, modern-day roller coasters are designed to provide their passengers with the smoothest, quietest (except for the screaming), and safest ride possible.
In my 14 years of selling marble coasters I have never experienced such strong sales of one particular set," Schmidt said.