Recent Examples of applicator from the Web
Consider Dior’s next-generation Brow Styler, which calls on a click-brush applicator to dispense just the right amount of lightweight—but powerful—gel.
There are plenty of other good makeup applicators out there that don’t require you to purchase an expensive device to use them.
Better Than Sex mascara's applicator slightly waves, widening at the top and bottom, while the Lash Paradise is a straight stick.
The compact, which is made out of plastic, also features a mirror and a cushion-puff applicator for dabbing and buffing.
Authors of a new study in the Journal of Pediatrics, conducted by researchers at Nationwide Children's Hospital, warn that using cotton-tip applicators to clean the ear can be dangerous, especially in the hands of little ones.
About three-quarters of the injuries—such as perforated eardrums—came during ear cleaning, with others from kids playing with the applicators (10 percent) or falling with them in their ears (9 percent).
A new study from a children's hospital has one clear takeaway: Kids should stop cleaning their ears with cotton applicators.
USA TODAY Injuries related to cotton tip applicators sent more than a quarter of a million children to emergency rooms over about two decades, according to a new study.
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First Known Use of applicator
APPLICATOR Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of applicator for English Language Learners
: a tool that is used to put something (such as paint or makeup) on a surface : a tool that is used to apply something
APPLICATOR Defined for Kids
Definition of applicator for Students
: a device for applying a substance (as medicine or polish)
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