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spread·er

 (sprĕd′ər)
n.
One that spreads, as:
a. A butter knife.
b. A farm or garden implement for scattering fertilizer or seed.
c. A device, such as a bar, for keeping wires or stays apart.
d. Nautical A horizontal support used to spread shrouds on a mast.

spreader

(ˈsprɛdə)
n
1. (Agriculture) a machine or device used for scattering bulk materials, esp manure or fertilizer, over a relatively wide area
2. a device for keeping apart or spacing parallel objects, such as electric wires

spread•er

(ˈsprɛd ər)

n.
1. one that spreads.
2. a small knife or spatula for spreading butter or the like.
3. a machine for dispersing bulk material.
4. a device for keeping apart two objects, as electric wires.
5. a strut for spreading shrouds on a mast.
[1475–85]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.spreader - a hand tool for spreading somethingspreader - a hand tool for spreading something; "he used his knife as a spreader"
hand tool - a tool used with workers' hands
2.spreader - a mechanical device for scattering something (seed or fertilizer or sand etc.) in all directions
mechanical device - mechanism consisting of a device that works on mechanical principles
Translations
épandeuse

spreader

[ˈspredəʳ] N
1. (for butter etc) → cuchillo m para esparcir; (for glue etc) → paleta f
2. (Agr) → esparcidor m

spreader

n
Spachtel m; (for butter etc) → Messer nt
(Agr: = muck spreader) → (Stall)miststreuer m
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