Definition of Reformer

1. Noun. A disputant who advocates reform.




2. Noun. An apparatus that reforms the molecular structure of hydrocarbons to produce richer fuel. "A catalytic reformer"
Generic synonyms: Apparatus, Setup
Group relationships: Oil Refinery, Petroleum Refinery
Derivative terms: Reform

Definition of Reformer

1. n. One who effects a reformation or amendment; one who labors for, or urges, reform; as, a reformer of manners, or of abuses.

Definition of Reformer

1. Noun. One who reforms, or who works for reform. ¹

2. Noun. (history) One who was involved in the Reformation. ¹

3. Noun. (chemical engineering fuel cells) A device which converts hydrocarbons into a hydrogen-rich mixture of gases. ¹

4. Noun. (chemical engineering petrochemistry) A device used to convert petroleum refinery naphthas, typically having low octane ratings, into high-octane liquid products called reformates. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Reformer

1. one that reforms [n -S] - See also: reforms

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Reformer

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reformatters
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reformer (current term)
reformers
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reformulates
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Literary usage of Reformer

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. The Dictionary of National Biography by Sidney Lee (1909)
"A» it is certain (see below) that the reformer w«s vicar of Fillingham, ... The reformer obviously could not have been beginning hs Latin grammar in 1371, ..."

2. The Catholic Encyclopedia: An International Work of Reference on the by Charles George Herbermann, Edward Aloysius Pace, Condé Bénoist Pallen, Thomas Joseph Shahan, John Joseph Wynne (1913)
"The reformer did not shrink from his self-appointed task. ... The reformer went to Strasburg, became the guest of Capito and Bucer, and in 1539 was ..."

3. The Era of the Protestant Revolution by Frederic Seebohm (1901)
"But suddenly there arose amongst them quite another kind of man—a religious reformer. He came like a shell in Girolamo the midst of tinder, and it burst in ..."

4. The Era of the Protestant Revolution by Frederic Seebohm (1894)
"(b) The great Florentine reformer, Girolamo Savonarola (1486-1498). These were the revivers of learning. But suddenly there arose amongst them quite another ..."

5. Universal Pronouncing Dictionary of Biography and Mythology by Joseph Thomas (1901)
"See HODGSON, " reformer« and Martyrs," Philadelphia, 1867 Lace«, " Histoire générale det Vaudois ; A. HUSTON, " Histoire des Vaudois," 4 v,.i< , 1851. ..."

6. The Encyclopedia Americana: A Library of Universal Knowledge (1919)
"1561) she summoned the influential and noted reformer to her presence. Six interviews are recorded between him and the queen, and the questions which she ..."

7. The Lancet (1842)
"There never has existed in the mind of tiny influential reformer a serious intention of subverting these institutions. The object of the medical movement ..."

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