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caster

[′kas·tər]
(engineering)
The inclination of the kingpin or its equivalent in automotive steering, which is positive if the kingpin inclines forward, negative if it inclines backward, and zero if it is vertical as viewed along the axis of the front wheels.
A wheel which is free to swivel about an axis at right angles to the axis of the wheel, used to support trucks, machinery, or furniture.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific & Technical Terms, 6E, Copyright © 2003 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
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