Meaning of DASHER in English


ˈdashə(r), ˈdaash-, ˈdaish- noun

( -s )

: one that dashes: as

a. : a man or woman who acts in a stylishly clever, forward, or showy manner

b. : a device that usually consists of a shaft to which paddles are attached and that is used to agitate liquids or semisolids

the dasher of a churn

the dasher of an ice-cream freezer

— see churn illustration

c. : dashboard 1

d. : an iron plate inside a boiler to prevent the entering cold water from impinging upon the tubes

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