Definition of Applicator

1. Noun. A device for applying a substance.

Exact synonyms: Applier
Generic synonyms: Device
Specialized synonyms: Flux Applicator, Paintbrush, Spray Gun
Derivative terms: Apply

Definition of Applicator

1. Noun. A tool or device used to apply a fluid or semi-fluid substance to a surface. ¹

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Definition of Applicator

1. [n -S]

Medical Definition of Applicator

1. A slender rod of wood, flexible metal, or synthetic material, at one end of which is attached a pledget of cotton or other substance for making local applications to any accessible surface. Origin: L. Ap-plico, to attach to (05 Mar 2000)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Applicator

application forms
application program
application programming interface
application programming interfaces
application programs
application protocol data unit
application software
applications program
applications programme
applications software
applicator (current term)
applied-b diode
applied anatomy
applied anthropology
applied chemistry
applied ethics
applied math
applied mathematics
applied psychology
applied science

Literary usage of Applicator

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1. Diseases of the Ear by Philip D. Kerrison (1921)
"... throughout the entire length of the canal by means of a Eustachian applicator may add to the efficiency of this treatment. The passage of a bougie is in ..."

2. A Textbook of Diseases of the Nose and Throat by David Braden Kyle (1900)
"Straight smooth applicator. After the atomizer and douche another instrument is necessary, despite many well-known authors to the contrary. ..."

3. Diseases of the nose, throat, and ear, and their accessory cavities by Seth Scott Bishop (1908)
"The Author's Long Laryngeal applicator. When the thickening of the membrane is considerable, sprays of eucalyptol, 4 per cent.; camphor-menthol, ..."

4. The Secrets of Specialists by Alfred Dale Covey (1903)
"I. applicator. 2. Bougie. 3. Shape of Bougie— Seven-eighths size. face, where it gradually melts at the temperature of the body and offers us through and ..."

5. A System of Gynaecology by Thomas Clifford Allbutt, William Smoult Playfair (1896)
"Gauze applicator (^v what towards the end, which should be blunt-pointed, and not so fine as to penetrate the gauze. Gauze may also be introduced on long, ..."

6. Essentials of refraction and the diseases of the eye by Edward Jackson (1894)
"The cotton applicator. The cotton applicator consists of a piece of aluminium wire of about the same size and length as the laryngeal probe, with roughened ..."

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