Definition of Graduator

1. n. One who determines or indicates graduation; as, a graduator of instruments.



Definition of Graduator

1. Noun. One who determines or indicates graduation. ¹

2. Noun. An instrument for dividing any line, straight or curved, into smaller regular intervals. ¹

3. Noun. An apparatus for diffusing a solution, such as brine or vinegar, over a large surface, for exposure to the air. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Graduator

1. [n -S]

Lexicographical Neighbors of Graduator

graduated compress
graduated cylinder
graduated pipette
graduated table
graduated tenotomy
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graduating
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graduational
graduations
graduator (current term)
graduators
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graecism
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graf
graf artist

Literary usage of Graduator

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

1. The Mechanics' Magazine, Museum, Register, Journal, and Gazette (1841)
"Then, fill the tube itself with clean mercury (free from air bubbles), and screw it firmly, by means of the boxwood cap, to the stop-cock of the graduator. ..."

2. Iron: An Illustrated Weekly Journal for Iron and Steel Manufacturers edited by Sholto Percy, Perry Fairfax Nursey (1841)
"Then, fill the tube itself with clean mercury (free from air bubbles), and screw it firmly, by means of the boxwood cap, to the stop-cock of the graduator. ..."

3. A Glossary of the Mining and Mineral Industry by Albert Hill Fay (1920)
"graduator. 1. An apparatus for evaporating a liquid by c« using It to flow over large surfaces while exposed to a current of ulr. 2. A dividing engine. ..."

4. A Treatise on Chemistry by Henry Enfield Roscoe, Carl Schorlemmer (1884)
"As the successful working of the graduator is greatly dependent on the temperature, which must range between 3GJ and 40', a thermometer is always employed, ..."

5. The Principles of Chemistry by Dmitry Ivanovich Mendeleyev, George Kamensky (1902)
"After trickling over the brushwood, the solution collects in a reservoir under the graduator, whence it is usually pumped up by the pumps P P', ..."

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