Origin of separator
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Examples from the Web for separator
Once the separator is clipped onto the cup, you can flip it over the edge.The 2012 Holiday Kitchen Gift Guide
December 13, 2012
The Philadelphia separator is made of quarter sawed hardwood.
Therefore, keep the separator tank in a clean place and keep a cover on it.
He took the separator apart and carried it up to his mother to be washed.
He took the strap off one wheel and put it around the wheel of the separator.
The graphic used as a separator is taken from the cover design.Little Yellow Wang-lo
M. C. Bell
- a person or thing that separates
- a device for separating things into constituent parts, as milk into cream, etc
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Word Origin and History for separator
c.1600, "separatist," agent noun from separate (v.). As a mechanical device for separating, from 1831.
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