Definition of Expander

1. n. Anything which causes expansion esp. (Mech.) a tool for stretching open or expanding a tube, etc.



Definition of Expander

1. Noun. Agent noun of expand; someone or something that expands. ¹

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Definition of Expander

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

Medical Definition of Expander

1. Anything which causes expansion especially. A tool for stretching open or expanding a tube, etc. Source: Websters Dictionary (01 Mar 1998)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Expander

exotropic
exozodi
exozodiacal
exozodis
exp.
expand
expandabilities
expandability
expandable
expanded
expanded access
expanded form
expanded metal
expanded universe
expanded universes
expander (current term)
expanders
expandible
expanding
expanding upon
expandingly
expandingness
expando
expandor
expandors
expandos
expands
expanse
expanses
expansibilities

Literary usage of Expander

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1. A Handbook of the Petroleum Industry by David Talbot Day (1922)
"Exhaust temperature of gas from low-pressure expander cylinder 60° to 70° F. ... expander for natural gas with two-stage compressor for recom- pressing this ..."

2. The Science and Art of Surgery: A Treatise on Surgical Injuries, Diseases by John Eric Erichsen, Marcus Beck, Raymond Johnson (1895)
"Thompson'» Stricture-expander. must follow as a matter of necessity. They cannot possibly go wrong ; and. as no laceration of the stricture is effected by ..."

3. Handbook of Casinghead Gas by Henry Palmer Westcott (1922)
"The diameter of the exhaust pipe should be between one-third and one- quarter of the cylinder diameter. expander-Compressor—A casinghead gas expander- ..."

4. The Christian Remembrancer by William Scott (1846)
"movement, as he himself seems to tell us, was that of expander, and not originator. He spoke for it, said what it ought to say; he made himself its ..."

5. Modern American Locomotive Engines: Their Design, Construction and by Emory Edwards (1883)
"It has been claimed that by simply rolling in the tube with a Dudgeon tube expander, little holding power was secured. As this apparatus is so generally ..."

6. An Estimate of the Value and Influence of Works of Fiction in Modern Times by Thomas Hill Green (1911)
"He is thus a great expander of sympathies; and if he cannot help us to make the world our own by the power of ideas, he at least carries our thought into ..."

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