Definition of extractor in English:


Syllabification: ex·trac·tor
Pronunciation: /ikˈstraktər


[often with modifier]
1A machine or device used to extract something: a juice extractor
More example sentences
  • 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.

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