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A substance added to another substance to modify, dilute, or add to it: meatloaf that contained oatmeal as an extender.


1. a person or thing that extends
2. (Chemical Engineering) a substance, such as French chalk or china clay, added to paints to give them body and decrease their rate of settlement
3. (Chemical Engineering) a substance added to glues and resins to dilute them or to modify their viscosity
4. (Chemistry) a substance added to elastomers to assist the plasticizer
5. (Printing, Lithography & Bookbinding) printing the part of certain lower-case letters that extends either above (the ascender) or below (the descender) the body of the letter


(ɪkˈstɛn dər)

a substance added to another substance, as to paint or food, to increase its volume or bulk.


n extensor m; penis — extensor de pene
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But more importantly, the range extender can be put into buses.
Keep your loved ones thoroughly connected with the D-Link Wireless Range Extender DAP-1320 ($48.
To go further there's the Rex - or range extender - which uses a motorcycle engine to generate more power enabling it to travel twice as many miles.
There are two versions: one simply has a battery and electric motor and the other has a 650cc two-cylinder petrol engine that acts as a range extender by powering a generator that recharges the batteries on the move.
AN innovative new range extender designed to reduce the range limitations of electric vehicles is being developed by a North-east company.
The range extender increases the car's maximum range in day-to-day driving to around 300 kilometres.
Prices start at [pounds sterling]25,680 for the standard model and [pounds sterling]28,830 for the Range Extender version.
Cars like the Chevrolet Volt which is a highly versatile range extender could be the answer for the foreseeable future.
The Permasense long-range system uses the same ultrasonic wall thickness measurement sensors as in the short-range system, but sensors are cabled to a range extender incorporating a long-range antenna.
Cisco, today, announced a complete refresh of its Linksys E-Series wireless router family and the launch of the Linksys Wireless-N Range Extender.
The so-called range extender models - electric cars fitted with a combustion engine to increase mileage - are based on Volvo's current C30 hatchback and V60 estates.
JBT Corporation (NYSE:JBT), a solutions provider to the air transportation industry, on Thursday said that its JBT AeroTech business has teamed with InnovaTek and EnerFuel in the development of a Fuel Cell Range Extender for battery-powered airport ground support equipment.