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ductor

[duhk-ter]
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noun Printing.
  1. the roller that conveys ink in a press from the ink reservoir to the distributor.

Origin of ductor

1540–50; < Latin: guide, equivalent to duc- (variant stem of dūcere to lead) + -tor -tor
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  • Behmen sets about his task as a ductor dubitantium in a masterly manner.

    Jacob Behmen

    Alexander Whyte