extractor vs separator what difference

what is difference between extractor and separator

English

Pronunciation

  • (General American) IPA(key): /ɪkˈstɹæktɚ/
  • (Received Pronunciation) IPA(key): /ɪkˈstɹæktə/
  • Rhymes: -æktə(ɹ)

Noun

extractor (plural extractors)

  1. Any of various mechanical devices that extract a component from others.
    1. A machine for clearing combs of honey.
    2. A device for rendering wax.
  2. (chemistry) An apparatus that uses a solvent to remove soluble substances from a mixture.
  3. A centrifugal drying machine.
  4. (in a gun) A part of the bolt that removes a cartridge from the chamber.
  5. (graph theory) A particular kind of bipartite graph.
  6. A function which, being applied to output from a weakly random entropy source, together with a short, uniformly random seed, generates a highly random output that appears independent from the source and uniformly distributed.

Derived terms


Romanian

Etymology

From French extracteur

Noun

extractor n (plural extractori)

  1. extractor

Declension


Spanish

Adjective

extractor (feminine extractora, masculine plural extractores, feminine plural extractoras)

  1. extracting

Noun

extractor m (plural extractores)

  1. extractor fan


English

Etymology

separate +‎ -or

Noun

separator (plural separators)

  1. An object located between two or more things and hence separating them.
    • 1998, Elisa Ferri, Lisa Kenny, Dana Epstein, Style on Hand: Perfect Nail and Skin Care (page 44)
      When applying polish, always use toe separators to keep toes apart.
  2. A device for removing one substance from another, such as cream from milk.
  3. One who separates; an agent performing the action of separating.

Translations

Anagrams

  • Paratores, sea parrot, sea-parrot

Latin

Verb

sēparātor

  1. second-person singular future passive imperative of sēparō
  2. third-person singular future passive imperative of sēparō

References

  • separator in Charlton T. Lewis and Charles Short (1879) A Latin Dictionary, Oxford: Clarendon Press
  • separator in Gaffiot, Félix (1934) Dictionnaire illustré Latin-Français, Hachette

Romanian

Etymology

From French séparateur, from Latin separator.

Noun

separator n (plural separatori)

  1. separator

Declension


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