HyperDic: extractor

English > 3 senses of the word extractor:
NOUNartifactextractoran instrument for extracting tight-fitting components
artifactextractor, centrifuge, separatoran apparatus that uses centrifugal force to separate particles from a suspension
artifactextractor, cartridge extractor, cartridge removera mechanism in a firearm that pulls an empty shell case out of the chamber and passes it to the ejector
English > extractor: 3 senses > noun 1, artifact
MeaningAn instrument for extracting tight-fitting components.
NarrowerforcepsAn extractor consisting of a pair of pincers used in medical treatment (especially for the delivery of babies)
BroaderinstrumentA device that requires skill for proper use
Spanishpinza, pinzas
Catalanpinces
Verbsextractremove, usually with some force or effort
English > extractor: 3 senses > noun 2, artifact
MeaningAn apparatus that uses centrifugal force to separate particles from a suspension.
Synonymscentrifuge, separator
Narrowerhematocrit, haematocritA measuring instrument to determine (usually by centrifugation) the relative amounts of corpuscles and plasma in the blood
ultracentrifugeA high speed centrifuge used to determine the relative molecular masses of large molecules in high polymers and proteins
Broaderapparatus, setupequipment designed to serve a specific function
Spanishcentrifugadora, centrifugador, centrífuga, separador
Catalancentrifugadora, centrífuga, separador
English > extractor: 3 senses > noun 3, artifact
MeaningA mechanism in a firearm that pulls an empty shell case out of the chamber and passes it to the ejector.
Synonymscartridge extractor, cartridge remover
Part ofgunA weapon that discharges a missile at high velocity (especially from a metal tube or barrel)
Broadermechanismdevice consisting of a piece of machinery
Spanishextractor
Catalanextractor

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