Origin of separator
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Once the separator is clipped onto the cup, you can flip it over the edge.
When a buckling plate or plate with bulged active material breaks through the separator, Fig. 214.The Automobile Storage Battery|O. A. Witte
The principle exhibited in a separator of grains and seeds is very neat.
The separation is, however, best effected in a separator (fig. 75).A Textbook of Assaying: For the Use of Those Connected with Mines.|Cornelius Beringer and John Jacob Beringer
He knew it for the morning butter-truck freighting from the separator house the daily output of the dairy.The Little Lady of the Big House|Jack London
What is the principle of the separator that causes the cream to break away from the milk?The Wonder Island Boys: The Mysteries of the Caverns|Roger Thompson Finlay
c.1600, "separatist," agent noun from separate (v.). As a mechanical device for separating, from 1831.