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1. One that releases: a releaser of shipments.
2. A stimulus that releases a specific behavior pattern in an animal.
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(rɪˈli sər)

1. a person or thing that releases.
2. a sign or stimulus, as a patch of color or a sound, that initiates a stereotyped behavioral response in an animal.
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