a person or thing that alleviates.
(in a pipeline) an airtight box, having a free liquid surface, for cushioning the shock of water hammer.

Origin of alleviator

First recorded in 1805–15; alleviate + -or2 Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019

Examples from the Web for alleviator

Historical Examples of alleviator

  • It is an alleviator of human sorrow, an exhauster of oppressive cares.


    John Bate

  • And I can go to the stores if it does rain52 and go up in the alleviator, for I brought my little umbrella.

  • Photography does not merely pander to the gratification of earthly vanity, but is an alleviator of human misery.