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An instrument for applying something, such as medicine or glue.
(Tools) a device, such as a spatula or rod, for applying a medicine, glue, etc
ap•pli•ca•tor(ˈæp lɪˌkeɪ tər)
a simple device, as a rod or spatula, for applying medication, cosmetics, or other substance.
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|Noun||1.||applicator - a device for applying a substance |
device - an instrumentality invented for a particular purpose; "the device is small enough to wear on your wrist"; "a device intended to conserve water"
flux applicator - an applicator for applying flux (as in soldering)
paintbrush - a brush used as an applicator (to apply paint)
spray gun - an applicator resembling a gun for applying liquid substances (as paint) in the form of a spray