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applicator

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noun ap·pli·ca·tor \ˈa-plə-ˌkā-tər\

Simple Definition of applicator

  • : a tool that is used to put something (such as paint or makeup) on a surface : a tool that is used to apply something

Source: Merriam-Webster's Learner's Dictionary

Full Definition of applicator

  1. :  one that applies; specifically :  a device for applying a substance (as medicine or polish)

1659

First Known Use of applicator

1659

Rhymes with applicator

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APPLICATOR Defined for Kids

applicator

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noun ap·pli·ca·tor \ˈa-plə-ˌkā-tər\

Definition of applicator for Students

  1. :  a device for applying a substance (as medicine or polish)




Medical Dictionary

applicator

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noun ap·pli·ca·tor \ˈap-lə-ˌkāt-ər\

Medical Definition of applicator

  1. :  one that applies; specifically :  a device for applying a substance (as medicine)




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