- 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
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Examples from the Web for alleviator
It is an alleviator of human sorrow, an exhauster of oppressive cares.Talkers
And I can go to the stores if it does rain52 and go up in the alleviator, for I brought my little umbrella.The Twin Cousins
Photography does not merely pander to the gratification of earthly vanity, but is an alleviator of human misery.The Evolution of Photography