[ puh-zish-uh-ner ]

  1. a person or thing that positions.

  2. Orthodontics. a removable device of resilient plastic material worn in the mouth usually during sleep to produce minor adjustments in the position of teeth after straightening appliances have been taken off.

Origin of positioner

First recorded in 1930–35; position + -er1

Words Nearby positioner

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How to use positioner in a sentence

  • A positioner hooked a line to the ship and pulled it quickly into the repair bins.

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