Definition of dispenser
: one that dispenses: such asa : a container that extrudes, sprays, or feeds out in convenient units a soap dispenserb : a usually mechanical device for vending merchandise
Examples of dispenser in a Sentence
hospitals and other health-care dispensers
Recent Examples of dispenser from the Web
Congressman Steve King is the most dependable dispenser of hateful vitriol in American politics today.
A single pump from the dish dispenser is enough to get just a touch more than sheer coverage over my entire face.
The bobby pin will help push every milliliter of product left into the dispenser.
Snap, creator of ephemeral messaging app Snapchat, is giving its video-recording Spectacles dispenser a semi-permanent home near Chicago this summer.
Clean and sanitize soda fountain dispenser heads regularly.
His apartment on Fifth Avenue is all marble and coy little cherubs, like a nice mausoleum, while The Trump International Hotel Las Vegas has a tampon dispenser made of brass.
The dispenser was quickly attached to a MiG-21 operated by the 4477th and taken out for testing against the latest American infra-red guided missile, the AIM-9P. What happened next surprised the Air Force.
According to the story, the Air Force received a flare dispenser that had been on a Su-25 ground attack jet shot down over Afghanistan.
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First Known Use of dispenser
DISPENSER Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of dispenser for English Language Learners
: a machine or container that lets you take small amounts of something
: a person or organization that gives or provides something to people
DISPENSER Defined for Kids
Definition of dispenser for Students
: a container that gives out something in small amounts a soap dispenser
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