noun ap·pli·ca·tor \ˈa-plə-ˌkā-tər\

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

Full Definition of APPLICATOR

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

First Known Use of APPLICATOR


Rhymes with APPLICATOR

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APPLICATOR Defined for Kids


noun ap·pli·ca·tor \ˈa-plə-ˌkā-tər\

Definition of APPLICATOR for Kids

:  a device for applying a substance (as medicine or polish)
Medical Dictionary


noun ap·pli·ca·tor \ˈap-lə-ˌkāt-ər\

Medical Definition of APPLICATOR

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


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