Extractor - definition, pronunciation, transcription

Amer.  |ɪkˈstræktər|  American pronunciation of the word extractor
Brit.  |ɪkˈstraktə|  British pronunciation of the word extractor


- an instrument for extracting tight-fitting components
- an apparatus that uses centrifugal force to separate particles from a suspension (syn: centrifuge, separator)
- a mechanism in a firearm that pulls an empty shell case out of the chamber and passes it to the ejector

Word forms

singular: extractor
plural: extractors
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