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

 toast /ˈtost/

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Toast v. t. [imp. & p. p. Toasted p. pr. & vb. n. Toasting.]
 1. To dry and brown by the heat of a fire; as, to toast bread.
 2. To warm thoroughly; as, to toast the feet.
 3. To name when a health is proposed to be drunk; to drink to the health, or in honor, of; as, to toast a lady.

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Toast, n.
 1. Bread dried and browned before a fire, usually in slices; also, a kind of food prepared by putting slices of toasted bread into milk, gravy, etc.
 My sober evening let the tankard bless,
 With toast embrowned, and fragrant nutmeg fraught.   --T. Warton.
 2. A lady in honor of whom persons or a company are invited to drink; -- so called because toasts were formerly put into the liquor, as a great delicacy.
    It now came to the time of Mr. Jones to give a toast . . . who could not refrain from mentioning his dear Sophia.   --Fielding.
 3. Hence, any person, especially a person of distinction, in honor of whom a health is drunk; hence, also, anything so commemorated; a sentiment, as “The land we live in,”  “The day we celebrate,” etc.
 Toast rack, a small rack or stand for a table, having partitions for holding slices of dry toast.

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

      n 1: slices of bread that have been toasted
      2: a celebrity who receives much accalim and attention; "he was
         the toast of the town"
      3: a person in desperate straits; someone doomed; "I'm a goner
         if this plan doesn't work"; "one mistake and you're toast"
         [syn: goner]
      4: a drink in honor of or to the health of a person or event
         [syn: pledge]
      v 1: make brown and crisp by heating; "toast bread"; "crisp
           potatoes" [syn: crisp]
      2: propose a toast to; "Let us toast the birthday girl!";
         "Let's drink to the New Year" [syn: drink, pledge, salute,