[ duhk-ter ]

  1. the roller that conveys ink in a press from the ink reservoir to the distributor.

Origin of ductor

1540–50; <Latin: guide, equivalent to duc- (variant stem of dūcere to lead) + -tor-tor

Words Nearby ductor

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How to use ductor in a sentence

  • Behmen sets about his task as a ductor dubitantium in a masterly manner.

    Jacob Behmen | Alexander Whyte
  • Naucrates ductor, a member of the Scomber family, the attendant on the shark.

    The Sailor's Word-Book | William Henry Smyth
  • "Wish I could sit on the seat with the king-ductor," besought little Eddo, moving about uneasily.