Translation of coaster in Spanish:

coaster

Pronunciation: /ˈkəʊstər; ˈkəʊstə(r)/

n

  • 1.1 (ship) barco (masculine) de cabotaje
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    • Since the ship was a coaster and never far from the shore it was more practical to stop - either at a port or somewhere along the coast - than carry provisions needed for several weeks journey.
    • The year was 1956 and Ballina was a busy port even though the bar at Killala Bay and the Moy channel was difficult for the small coasters that mostly carried coal, timber, fertilisers and starch.
    • In a similar vein, John Armstrong rehabilitated the sailing coaster in its unique role as freight transporter between British ports.
    1.2 (drink mat) posavasos (masculine)
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    • Sophie would make you put your glass on a coaster.
    • In no time flat we had selected a card, and some face cloths, and some table mats and coasters - when do you ever go into a department store for one small item and come out with nothing else?
    • The showrooms experience a general demand for table mats and coasters and various hand crafted items, specially for exports.

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