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get·ter

 (gĕt′ər)
n.
A material added in small amounts during a chemical or metallurgical process to absorb impurities.

getter

(ˈɡɛtə)
n
1. a person or thing that gets
2. (General Physics) a substance, usually a metal such as titanium, evaporated onto the walls of a vacuum tube, vessel, etc, to adsorb the residual gas and lower the pressure
vb
(General Physics) (tr) to remove (a gas) by the action of a getter

get•ter

(ˈgɛt ər)

n.
1. a person or thing that gets.
2. any substance introduced into a partial vacuum to combine chemically with the residual gas in order to increase the vacuum.
[1325–75]

getter


Past participle: gettered
Gerund: gettering

Imperative
getter
getter
Present
I getter
you getter
he/she/it getters
we getter
you getter
they getter
Preterite
I gettered
you gettered
he/she/it gettered
we gettered
you gettered
they gettered
Present Continuous
I am gettering
you are gettering
he/she/it is gettering
we are gettering
you are gettering
they are gettering
Present Perfect
I have gettered
you have gettered
he/she/it has gettered
we have gettered
you have gettered
they have gettered
Past Continuous
I was gettering
you were gettering
he/she/it was gettering
we were gettering
you were gettering
they were gettering
Past Perfect
I had gettered
you had gettered
he/she/it had gettered
we had gettered
you had gettered
they had gettered
Future
I will getter
you will getter
he/she/it will getter
we will getter
you will getter
they will getter
Future Perfect
I will have gettered
you will have gettered
he/she/it will have gettered
we will have gettered
you will have gettered
they will have gettered
Future Continuous
I will be gettering
you will be gettering
he/she/it will be gettering
we will be gettering
you will be gettering
they will be gettering
Present Perfect Continuous
I have been gettering
you have been gettering
he/she/it has been gettering
we have been gettering
you have been gettering
they have been gettering
Future Perfect Continuous
I will have been gettering
you will have been gettering
he/she/it will have been gettering
we will have been gettering
you will have been gettering
they will have been gettering
Past Perfect Continuous
I had been gettering
you had been gettering
he/she/it had been gettering
we had been gettering
you had been gettering
they had been gettering
Conditional
I would getter
you would getter
he/she/it would getter
we would getter
you would getter
they would getter
Past Conditional
I would have gettered
you would have gettered
he/she/it would have gettered
we would have gettered
you would have gettered
they would have gettered
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