Definition of extractor in English:

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Pronunciation: /ikˈstraktər/


[often with modifier]
1A machine or device used to extract something: a juice extractor
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  • Some of the air extractors installed in an effort to make pubs more acceptable for non-smokers, have cost bar owners as much as €30,000, the Vintners' Federation of Ireland, said yesterday.
  • I expect that of the 17,000 people of the Westbury region only a few have seen the moonscape left by planners and company extractors, in the existing quarry.
  • Simply put, Arnold advised multinational resource extractors that in an all - enveloping mediascape the way to achieve their corporate ends is by simulating democratic action.
1.1 [as modifier] Denoting a device used to ventilate and remove bad smells from an area: the engine room’s extractor fans
More example sentences
  • The same goes for light switches, plug sockets, razor points and extractor fans.
  • Brushed steel ovens, hobs and extractor fans are included in the price, thermostatic mixer showers are fitted over each bath and there are fitted wardrobes in most bedrooms.
  • Both bedrooms overlook the front and have en suite shower rooms that are partially tiled and fitted with showers, extractor fans and mirrored vanity cabinets.

Words that rhyme with extractor

abstractor, actor, attractor, compactor, contractor, enactor, exactor, factor, infractor, protractor, redactor, refractor, tractor, transactor

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Syllabification: ex·trac·tor

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