Definition of Dispenser

1. Noun. A container so designed that the contents can be used in prescribed amounts.




2. Noun. A person who dispenses.
Generic synonyms: Provider, Supplier
Derivative terms: Dispense

Definition of Dispenser

1. n. One who, or that which, dispenses; a distributer; as, a dispenser of favors.

Definition of Dispenser

1. Noun. An object used to dispense other items. ¹

2. Noun. A person who makes up prescriptions, a pharmacist, an optician ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Dispenser

1. [n -S]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Dispenser

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dispensationalism
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dispenser (current term)
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dispeople
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Literary usage of Dispenser

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1. American Druggist (1888)
"There is quite as little sense in attempting to give directions to the dispenser in Latin as there is in the pretense that is made of using the genitive. ..."

2. The Lancet (1842)
"Much inconvenience frequently arises from this circumstance, the dispenser being at a loss to know whether he should use the salt which the term citrate of ..."

3. The Life of Thomas Jefferson by Henry Stephens Randall (1871)
"... Adulation—Ames to Hamilton—Hamilton the dispenser—His Freedom from Venality— Jefferson declares him a Monarchist—That he favored a Government " bottomed ..."

4. Principles and Acts of the Revolution in America: Or, An Attempt to Collect by Hezekiah Niles (1822)
"... and whom they regard only as the daily dispenser of the scanty pittance salary besides that which the general court should grant them; and if they did ..."

5. Dictionary of Obsolete and Provincial English: Containing Words from the by Thomas Wright (1904)
"A dispenser of provisions. T, part. p. Exhausted. ii, (1) r. To prop up. (2) adj. Fragile. ... dispenser ..."

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