restrainer

[ri-strey-ner]
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Origin of restrainer

First recorded in 1560–70; restrain + -er1
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restrainer

noun
  1. a person who restrains
  2. a chemical, such as potassium bromide, added to a photographic developer in order to reduce the amount of fog on a film and to retard the development
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