Definition of Retorter

1. n. One who retorts.



Definition of Retorter

1. Noun. One who retorts. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Retorter

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

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Retorter

retools
retoperithelium
retopology
retore
retorn
retorque
retorqued
retorquing
retorsion
retorsions
retort
retort stand
retortamonad
retortamonads
retorted
retorter (current term)
retorters
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retortive
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retoss
retotal
retotaled
retotaling
retotalled
retotalling
retotals
retothelioma

Literary usage of Retorter

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1. Cyrano de Bergerac by Edmond Rostand, Gertrude Hall Brownell (1898)
"foing . . . and what the devil was h* tning in that galley f Philosopher and physicist, Musician, rhymester, duellist, Explorer of the upper blue, retorter ..."

2. Chief Contemporary Dramatists, Second Series: Eighteen Plays from the Recent by Thomas Herbert Dickinson (1921)
"Philosopher and physicist, Musician, rhymester, duellist, Explorer of the upper blue, retorter apt with point and point, Lover as well, — not for his peace! ..."

3. Chief Contemporary Dramatists, Second Series: Eighteen Plays from the Recent by Thomas Herbert Dickinson (1921)
"Philosopher and physicist, Musician, rhymester, duellist, Explorer of the upper blue, retorter apt with point and point, Lover as well, — not for his peace! ..."

4. A Dictionary of the English Language by Samuel Johnson, John Walker, Robert S. Jameson (1828)
"... to which the receiver is fitted. RETROGRESSION, (re-tro-gresh'-nn) n.1. The art of going backwards retorter, (re-tgrt'-er) n. ». One that retorts. ..."

5. Transactions of the American Institute of Mining, Metallurgical and (1880)
"There is 1 retorter and 1 melter working one shift a day, wages $4. The bullion obtained runs about 600 fine and contains no gold. ..."

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