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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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Europe's largest wooden coaster hurtled into action on June 4 in Ashbourne, Co Meath.
After you have designed and constructed your rollercoaster, NoLimits 2 serves up a real-time roller coaster experience, from the time the train chugs its way up thefirst slope, to the time it stops to a stop on the exit platform.
Auto Wheel Coaster began in Buffalo in 1889 as the Buffalo Sled Company and relocated to North Tonawanda in 1904.
Due to the strong impact, the mini coaster, plunged to the West Service Road, Velasquez said.
German roller coaster fan Artjom Pusch holds the world record for the most capital cities named in one minute while on a roller coaster - 27 - at Europa Park, Rust, Germany, on July 18 last year.
The Texas Giant was originally designed in 1990 as an all wooden roller coaster but was redesigned with a steel track and reopened in April 2011 to mark the theme park's 50th anniversary, with its roller coaster having the highest point of 153 feet and a drop of 147 feet, the report added.
The roller coaster at Seaside Heights, New Jersey, in the USA, was destroyed during super storm Sandy.
Until the Formula Rossa roller coaster was built, only a handful of people in the world got to experience what it felt like to be behind the wheel of a Formula 1 race car.
Which state had the first "unofficial" roller coaster?
Untamed is the largest roller coaster ride to debut in any New England amusement park since 2002, according to Chris Nicoli, Canobie's marketing manager.
at Tokyo Dome City Attractions in Bunkyo Ward, the man fell while on the Spinning Coaster Maihime, which repeats spins and turns on a short track.
At tonight's public grand opening of Ferrari World on Yas Island, the world's fastest roller coaster will rip from its launch pad at 240 kilometres per hour along a two-kilometre ride into the history books.