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positioner

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Definition of positioner in English:

noun

A device for moving an object into position and automatically keeping it there.
Example sentences
  • However, the center added, the study did show that ‘cochlear implants with electrode positioners were associated with a greater risk of developing meningitis ‘than those without.’
  • In addition, measuring gauges have become more sophisticated over the years moving from simple measuring systems to automatic linear positioners to air-stops and digital read-outs - all making set-ups quicker and easier.
  • Remotely controlled mandibular positioners may provide a prospective means for predicting AMP treatment outcome.

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