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toasts, plural;
  1. (of a DJ) Accompany a reggae backing track or music with improvised rhythmic speech

  1. Sliced bread browned on both sides by exposure to radiant heat

  2. A call to a gathering of people to raise their glasses and drink together in honor of a person or thing, or an instance of drinking in this way
    • - he raised his glass in a toast to his son
  3. A person or thing that is very popular or held in high regard by a particular group of people
    • - he found himself the toast of the baseball world

  1. crispen: make brown and crisp by heating; "toast bread"; "crisp potatoes"
  2. slices of bread that have been toasted
  3. a celebrity who receives much acclaim and attention; "he was the toast of the town"
  4. propose a toast to; "Let us toast the birthday girl!"; "Let's drink to the New Year"
  5. goner: a person in desperate straits; someone doomed; "I'm a goner if this plan doesn't work"; "one mistake and you're toast"
  6. pledge: a drink in honor of or to the health of a person or event
  7. Toast is bread that has been browned by exposure to dry heat. This browning reaction is known as the Maillard reaction. Toasting warms the bread and makes it firmer, so that it holds toppings more securely. Toasting is also a common method of making stale bread more palatable.
  8. Toast! is a live album by the Canadian comedy music group The Arrogant Worms, which was recorded live in Hugh's Room, Toronto, Ontario, in June 2003 and released the following year. ...
  9. Roxio Toast is an Optical disc authoring and media conversion software application for Mac OS X. Its name is a play on the word burn, a term used for the writing of information onto a disc through the use of a laser.
  10. In software engineering, a toast is a small, informational window displayed by certain kinds of software, especially instant messaging clients such as AOL Instant Messenger, Windows Live Messenger, XFire(with the latest update) and Trillian. ...
  11. Toast is an upcoming British film directed by S.J. Clarkson. It is based on cookery writer Nigel Slater's autobiographical novel of the same name, which focuses on his time growing up in Wolverhampton in the 1960s. ...
  12. A toast is a ritual in which a drink is taken as an expression of honor or goodwill. The term may be applied to the person or thing so honored, the drink taken, or the verbal expression accompanying the drink. ...
  13. Toasted bread; A proposed salutation (e.g. to say "cheers") while drinking alcohol; Something that will be no more; something subject to impending destruction, harm or injury; Extemporaneous narrative poem or rap; To lightly cook by browning via direct exposure to a fire or other heat source; ...
  14. (Toasted) Equate this to "Eat My Dust".  If you have been toasted, you were left behind when the rest of us felt the need to engage in speed on the flats or up a hill.  Just something to get the heart rate monitor up near the max limit
  15. (Toasted) Once built, the complete sandwich is placed under a grill, or inside a sandwich press, warming the bread and fillings and making the outside crunchy. ...
  16. (Toasted) is when you are spent but you have not bonked.
  17. (toasted) (adj.) a C.D.S. (q.v.) term meaning "stale," used only in reference to bread; used in Stevenson Hall on placards describing meal options
  18. (toasting) Refers to the process of burning the inside of a partially constructed wine barrel with an open flame. The level of toast is achieved by either varying either temperature or length of time of firing. Toasting affects the type of aroma and flavours that the barrel will impart to the wine.
  19. (Toasting) A Jamaican name for the rhythmic patter-talk used by disc jockeys.
  20. (Toasting) An old-school term used to describe deejaying or chatting over a reggae/dancehall riddim. (See also Deejaying).
  21. (Toasting) is drinking an alcohol beverage along with a statement wishing good health or other good fortune. It is said to have started in ancient Rome, when a piece of toasted bread was dropped into the beverage.
  22. (toasting) The practice of raising and sometimes touching glasses to drink in honor of a person or in recognition of some sentiment. Because toasting is a superstitious practice, Jehovah's Witnesses don't do it. ...
  23. Toasting a cigar is the first part in lighting a cigar. Toasting is when you hold the flame close to the cigar, without the cigar actually touching the foot.  You continue rolling the cigar in your fingers until the rim of the cigar has turned white, and the middle of the cigar is black. ...
  24. To brown with dry heat in an oven or toaster.
  25. The charcoal that is burned into the inside of wine casks. To toast refers to that process. It also refers to the practice of drinking an alcohol beverage along with wishing good health or other good fortune.