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alleviator

[ uh-lee-vee-ey-ter ]
/ əˈli viˌeɪ tər /
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noun
a person or thing that alleviates.
(in a pipeline) an airtight box, having a free liquid surface, for cushioning the shock of water hammer.
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Origin of alleviator

First recorded in 1805–15; alleviate + -or2
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