extender

noun ex·tend·er \ ik-ˈsten-dər \

Definition of extender

:one that extends: such as
a :a substance added to a product especially in the capacity of a diluent, adulterant, or modifier
b :an added ingredient used to increase the bulk of a food (such as soup or meat)

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First Known Use of extender

circa 1529


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extender

noun ex·tend·er \ ik-ˈsten-dər \

medical Definition of extender

1 :a substance added to a product especially in the capacity of a diluent, adulterant, or modifier

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