extractor

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noun ex·trac·tor \ik-ˈstrak-tər\

Definition of extractor

  1. :  one that extracts; especially :  the mechanism in a firearm that dislodges a spent cartridge from the chamber

1597

First Known Use of extractor

1597


Medical Dictionary

extractor

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noun ex·trac·tor \ik-ˈstrak-tər, ˈek-ˌstrak-\

Medical Definition of extractor

  1. 1:  an instrument used in extraction (as of a tooth)

  2. 2:  an apparatus for extracting substances by means of solvents



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