oxford views updated Jun 27 2018
ros·ter / ˈrästər; ˈrô-/ •
n. a list or plan showing turns of duty or leave for individuals or groups in an organization: next week's duty roster. ∎ a list of members of a team or organization, in particular of athletes available for team selection.
oxford views updated May 23 2018
list or plan exhibiting an order of rotation. XVIII. — Du. rooster
(i) grating, gridiron, (ii) table, list (from the appearance of a paper ruled with parallel lines), f. roosten ROAST
; see -ER1
gale views updated May 21 2018
a roll or list.
Examples : roster of diplomats, 1892; of duties; of honours.