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displacer

[dis-pley-ser]
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noun
  1. a person or thing that displaces.
  2. plum1(def 10).
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Origin of displacer

First recorded in 1580–90; displace + -er1
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Examples from the Web for displacer

Historical Examples

  • The planting of the Displacer was too important a thing for him to fumble again.

    Keep Your Shape

    Robert Sheckley

  • Over the centuries, the Grom scientists had developed the Displacer.

    Keep Your Shape

    Robert Sheckley

  • The Displacer pulsed, reminding him of the job he had to do.

    Keep Your Shape

    Robert Sheckley

  • The engine contains two cylinders—a power cylinder A and a displacer cylinder B.

  • I'll disguise myself as a Man, walk through the gate to the reactor room, and activate my Displacer.

    Keep Your Shape

    Robert Sheckley