AskDefine | Define separator

Dictionary Definition

separator n : an apparatus that uses centrifugal force to separate particles from a suspension [syn: centrifuge, extractor]

User Contributed Dictionary

English

Etymology

separate” + “-or

Noun

  1. an object located between two or more things and hence separates them
  2. an agent performing the action of separating

Translations

an object located between two or more things and hence separates them
  • Hungarian: szétválasztó, elválasztó
an agent performing the action of separating
  • Hungarian: szétválasztó, elválasztó

Extensive Definition

Separator can refer to:
separator in French: Séparateur
separator in Polish: separator
separator in Russian: Сепаратор (значения)
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