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From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Dictionary 英漢字典

 start·er /ˈstɑrtɚ/
 開端者;發令員;啟動器

From: Network Terminology

 starter
 起動器

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Start·er n.
 1. One who, or that which, starts; as, a starter on a journey; the starter of a race.
 2. A dog that rouses game.
 

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

 starter
      n 1: an electric motor for starting an engine [syn: starter
           motor, starting motor]
      2: a culture containing yeast or bacteria that is used to start
         the process of fermentation or souring in making butter or
         cheese or dough; "to make sourdough you need a starter"
      3: a contestant who is in the game at the beginning
      4: the official who signals the beginning of a race or
         competition [syn: dispatcher]
      5: any new participant in some activity [syn: newcomer, fledgling,
          fledgeling, neophyte, freshman, newbie, entrant]
      6: food or drink to stimulate the appetite (usually served
         before a meal or as the first course) [syn: appetizer, appetiser]
      7: a hand tool consisting of a rotating shaft with parallel
         handle [syn: crank]