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One that separates, as a device for separating cream from milk.


1. a person or thing that separates
2. a device for separating things into constituent parts, as milk into cream, etc
ˈseparatory adj


(ˈsɛp əˌreɪ tər)

1. a person or thing that separates.
2. an apparatus for separating one thing from another, as cream from milk.
[1600–10; < Late Latin sēparātor < Latin sēparā(re) to separate]


1. A machine used to separate grain from its straw during threshing. Separators were made as standalone machines, but also were an integral part of threshing machines.
2. A machine to separate cream from milk, see Cream separator.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.Separator - an apparatus that uses centrifugal force to separate particles from a suspensionseparator - an apparatus that uses centrifugal force to separate particles from a suspension
apparatus, setup - equipment designed to serve a specific function
haematocrit, hematocrit - a measuring instrument to determine (usually by centrifugation) the relative amounts of corpuscles and plasma in the blood
ultracentrifuge - a high speed centrifuge used to determine the relative molecular masses of large molecules in high polymers and proteins


[ˈsepəreɪtəʳ] Nseparador m


nSeparator m; (Comput) → Trennzeichen nt
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It is the calm that brings ships mysteriously together; it is your wind that is the great separator.
You have seen the same principle practically applied in the modern cream separator.
At threshing time, she darted lightly all over the separator, Martin's watchful eye constantly upon her, and his protective hand near her.
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On the 15th September 2015, BUNTING MAGNETICS EUROPE unveiled the new Stainless Steel Magnetic Separator (High Intensity Separation Conveyor) at the RWM 2015 waste and recycling exhibition at the NEC in Birmingham.
One of the most common approaches to measuring the fluid from a well is to use a separator to physically separate the fluid into three or even four separate components.
To get that water and crud out, you need to drain the fuel/water separator on your Model 230 and 330 HYEX before every day's run.
The above said peculiarities lead to the necessity to develop the improved design of the separator based on a mathematical model of droplet disposition in the field of centrifugal forces.
its only rival in the sale of two types of battery separators and one of its two rivals in the sale of a third type of battery separator.