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ap·pli·ca·tor

 (ăp′lĭ-kā′tər)
n.
An instrument for applying something, such as medicine or glue.
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applicator

(ˈæplɪˌkeɪtə)
n
(Tools) a device, such as a spatula or rod, for applying a medicine, glue, etc
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ap•pli•ca•tor

(ˈæp lɪˌkeɪ tər)

n.
a simple device, as a rod or spatula, for applying medication, cosmetics, or other substance.
[1650–60]
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.applicator - a device for applying a substanceapplicator - 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
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Translations

applicator

[ˈæplɪkeɪtəʳ] Naplicador m
Collins Spanish Dictionary - Complete and Unabridged 8th Edition 2005 © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1971, 1988 © HarperCollins Publishers 1992, 1993, 1996, 1997, 2000, 2003, 2005

applicator

[ˈæplɪkeɪtər] napplicateur m
Collins English/French Electronic Resource. © HarperCollins Publishers 2005

applicator

nAufträger m; (for tampons, pessaries) → Applikator m
Collins German Dictionary – Complete and Unabridged 7th Edition 2005. © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1980 © HarperCollins Publishers 1991, 1997, 1999, 2004, 2005, 2007

ap·pli·ca·tor

n. aplicador;
cotton ______ de algodón.
English-Spanish Medical Dictionary © Farlex 2012

applicator

n aplicador m; cotton — aplicador de algodón
English-Spanish/Spanish-English Medical Dictionary Copyright © 2006 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc. All rights reserved.
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The high tech tools like massaging cosmetic applicators have been introduced that makes the skincare products work faster and smarter, by applying the products more evenly than the fingertips.
Summary: The high tech tools like massaging cosmetic applicators have been introduced that makes the skincare products work faster and smarter, by applying the products more evenly than the fingertips.
Some label converters sell or rent applicators to their customers, thus adding further value.
Copies of the fifteenth edition of the QUALICOAT Standard, complete with amendments and updates, is freely available through the UK Association website, www.qualicoatuki.org together with an up-to-date list of powder suppliers, pretreatment suppliers and applicators.
Sherwin-Williams Consumer Brands Group introduced an exclusive line of Valspar brand paint applicators at Lowe's while also expanding the existing line-up of Purdy applicators.
When it comes to cosmetic applicators, product delivery remains the top priority, but the tools beauty consumers once paid little attention to, have taken on new importance and visibility with the rise of social media.
Objective: To evaluate the efficacy of suitable applicators for intracavitary brachytherapy to treat cervical cancer.
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These studies concluded that for a successful hyperthermia treatment it is essential to heat the entire tumor volume and that current electromagnetic hyperthermia applicators are not well suited for heating large regions of tissue overlying contoured anatomy.

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