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sep·a·ra·tor

noun \ˈse-p(ə-ˌ)rā-tər\

: someone or something that separates two or more things from each other

Full Definition of SEPARATOR

:  one that separates; especially :  a device for separating liquids of different specific gravities (as cream from milk) or liquids from solids

Examples of SEPARATOR

  1. <the toddler insisted on a dinner plate with separators so that different foods would never touch one another>

First Known Use of SEPARATOR

1607

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Rhymes with SEPARATOR

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sep·a·ra·tor

noun \ˈsep-(ə-)ˌrāt-ər\   (Medical Dictionary)

Medical Definition of SEPARATOR

: one that separates: as a : a device for separating liquids of different specific gravities (as cream from milk) or liquids from solids b : a dental appliance for separating adjoining teeth to give access to their surfaces

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