[toh-ster] /ˈtoʊ stər/
an instrument or appliance for bread, muffins, etc.
a person who something.
[toh-ster] /ˈtoʊ stər/
a person who proposes or joins in a to someone or something.
a device for toasting bread, usually electric, and often equipped with an automatic timer
1580s, agent noun from toast (v.1). Electrical type is from 1913. In reference to a person who proposes or pledges a drinking toast, from 1704 (from toast (v.2)).
1. The archetypal really stupid application for an embedded microprocessor controller; often used in comments that imply that a scheme is inappropriate technology (but see elevator controller). “DWIM for an assembler? That’d be as silly as running Unix on your toaster!”
2. A very, very dumb computer. “You could run this program on any dumb toaster.”
See bitty box, Get a real computer!, toy, beige toaster.
3. A Macintosh, especially the Classic Mac. Some hold that this is implied by sense 2.
4. A peripheral device. “I bought my box without toasters, but since then I’ve added two boards and a second disk drive”.
This is not usually to be taken literally but, to show off the expansion capabilities of the Risc PC, Acorn Computers Ltd. built a seven-slice machine (which they called “the rocket-ship”) and installed every imaginable peripheral. In a spare drive bay of the top slice they installed a toaster. This machine was exhibited at various shows where it attracted attention by occasionally ejecting a pizza.
- Elevator muscle of angle of mouth
elevator muscle of angle of mouth n. A muscle with origin from the canine fossa of the maxilla, with insertion into the orbicular muscle of the mouth and into the skin at the corner of the mouth, with nerve supply from the facial nerve, and whose action raises the corner of the mouth.
- Elevator muscle of anus
elevator muscle of anus n. A muscle formed by the puborectal muscle, the elevator muscle of the prostate, the pubococcygeal muscle, and the iliococcygeal muscle, with origin from the back of the pubis and the spine of the ischium, with insertion into the anococcygeal ligament and the sides of the lower part of the sacrum […]
- Elevator muscle of prostate
elevator muscle of prostate n. The most medial muscular fibers of the elevator muscle of the anus in the male.
- Elevator muscle of scapula
elevator muscle of scapula n. A muscle with origin from the posterior tubercles of the transverse processes of the four upper cervical vertebrae, with insertion into the superior angle of the scapula, with nerve supply from the dorsal nerve of the scapula, and whose action raises the scapula.