re·​leas·​er | \ ri-ˈlē-sər How to pronounce releaser (audio) \

Definition of releaser

: one that releases specifically : a stimulus that serves as the initiator of complex reflex behavior

Examples of releaser in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Learn more Club AMF Presents: Insomniac Music Group Thu, Oct 17, 10 p.m. - 5 a.m. Event company turned record label Insomniac shows off its favorite releasers with an all-night get down. Kat Bein, Billboard, "These Are the 30 Best Events Happening at Amsterdam Dance Event 2019," 14 Oct. 2019 There is one very unique act here, though, a man and woman on one trapeze, the man acting as both releaser and catcher, with very complicated moves skillfully and sometimes breathtakingly executed. Mel Shields, sacbee, "'Ooo la la.' Here comes Cirque Paris. | The Sacramento Bee," 14 Apr. 2018 Early releasers also risk getting overlooked by fans who are used to searching for new tunes on Fridays. Steve Knopper, Billboard, "Why Thursday Is the New Friday for New Tunes," 10 Aug. 2017

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First Known Use of releaser

15th century, in the meaning defined above

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“Releaser.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 9 Aug. 2020.

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re·​leas·​er | \ ri-ˈlē-sər How to pronounce releaser (audio) \

Medical Definition of releaser

: a stimulus that serves as the initiator of complex reflex behavior

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