HyperDic: dispenser

English > 2 senses of the word dispenser:
NOUNartifactdispensera container so designed that the contents can be used in prescribed amounts
person dispensera person who dispenses
dispenser > pronunciation
Soundsdihspeh'nser
RhymesAcer ... Wurlitzer: 99 rhymes with ser...
English > dispenser: 2 senses > noun 1, artifact
MeaningA container so designed that the contents can be used in prescribed amounts.
Narroweraerosol, aerosol container, aerosol can, aerosol bomb, spray canA dispenser that holds a substance under pressure and that can release it as a fine spray (usually by means of a propellant gas)
atomizer, atomiser, spray, sprayer, nebulizer, nebuliserA dispenser that turns a liquid / liquid (such as perfume) into a fine mist
inhaler, inhalatorA dispenser that produces a chemical vapor to be inhaled in order to relieve nasal congestion
roll-onA dispenser of a liquid cosmetic (such as a deodorant) having a revolving ball as an applicator
slinger ringdispenser consisting of a tubular ring around the propeller hub of an airplane through which antifreeze solution is spread over the blades
soap dispenserdispenser of liquid soap
BroadercontainerAny object that can be used to hold things (especially a large metal boxlike object of standardized dimensions that can be loaded from one form of transport to another)
Spanishdispensador, dosificador
Catalandispensador, dosificador
Verbsdispenseadminister or bestow, as in small portions
English > dispenser: 2 senses > noun 2, person
MeaningA person who dispenses.
Broadersupplier, providersomeone whose business is to supply a particular service or commodity
Verbsdispenseadminister or bestow, as in small portions

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