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dis·pens·er

 (dĭ-spĕn′sər)
n.
One that dispenses or gives out, especially a machine or container that allows the contents to be removed and used in convenient or prescribed amounts.

dispenser

(dɪˈspɛnsə)
n
1. a device, such as a vending machine, that automatically dispenses a single item or a measured quantity
2. a person or thing that dispenses

dis•pens•er

(dɪˈspɛn sər)

n.
1. a person or thing that dispenses.
2. a container, device, or vending machine for holding and dispensing small amounts, as of facial tissue, paper cups, or candy.
[1250–1300]

dispenser

In air armament, a container or device which is used to carry and release submunitions. See also cluster bomb unit.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.dispenser - a container so designed that the contents can be used in prescribed amountsdispenser - a container so designed that the contents can be used in prescribed amounts
aerosol can, aerosol container, spray can, aerosol, aerosol bomb - a dispenser that holds a substance under pressure and that can release it as a fine spray (usually by means of a propellant gas)
atomiser, atomizer, nebuliser, nebulizer, sprayer, spray - a dispenser that turns a liquid (such as perfume) into a fine mist
container - any object that can be used to hold things (especially a large metal boxlike object of standardized dimensions that can be loaded from one form of transport to another)
inhaler, inhalator - a dispenser that produces a chemical vapor to be inhaled in order to relieve nasal congestion
roll-on - a dispenser of a liquid cosmetic (such as a deodorant) having a revolving ball as an applicator
slinger ring - dispenser consisting of a tubular ring around the propeller hub of an airplane through which antifreeze solution is spread over the blades
soap dispenser - dispenser of liquid soap
2.dispenser - a person who dispenses
provider, supplier - someone whose business is to supply a particular service or commodity
Translations
صَيْدَلي، وَعاءمُوَزِّعٌ آليّ
automatlékárník
beholderholdermaskinepumpe
apteekkari
dozator
skammtari; lyfjasali
調剤師
디스펜서
dispenser
เครื่องจ่าย
dağıtıcıotomatik alışveriş makinası
thiết bị phân phát

dispenser

[dɪsˈpensəʳ] N
1. (= person) → farmacéutico/a m/f
2. (= container) (for soap) → dosificador m; (= machine) → distribuidor m automático, máquina f expendedora
cash dispenser (Brit) → cajero m automático

dispenser

[dɪˈspɛnsər] n (= device, machine) → distributeur m
soap dispenser → distributeur de savon liquide
towel dispenser → distributeur de serviettes en papier
drinks dispenser → distributeur automatique de boissons cash dispenserdispensing chemist n (British) (= shop) → pharmacie f

dispenser

n
(Pharm) → Apotheker(in) m(f)
(= container)Spender m; (= slot machine)Automat m

dispenser

[dɪsˈpɛnsəʳ] n (container) → distributore m

dispense

(diˈspens) verb
1. to give or deal out.
2. to prepare (medicines, especially prescriptions) for giving out.
diˈspensaryplural diˈspensaries noun
a place especially in a hospital where medicines are given out.
diˈspenser noun
dispense with
to get rid of or do without. We could economize by dispensing with two assistants.

dispenser

مُوَزِّعٌ آليّ automat beholder Spender αυτόματος πωλητής dispensador, máquina expendedora apteekkari distributeur dozator erogatore 調剤師 디스펜서 automaat beholder dozownik dispensador, máquina distribuidora торговый автомат dispenser เครื่องจ่าย dağıtıcı thiết bị phân phát 自动售货机
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