Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun One who or that which clarifies or purifies: as, whites of eggs, blood, and isinglass are clarifiers of liquors.
  • noun A vessel in which a liquid is clarified; specifically, a large metallic pan for clarifying saccharine syrup, etc.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • noun That which clarifies.
  • noun A vessel in which the process of clarification is conducted.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • noun One who, or that which, clarifies.
  • noun A vessel in which the process of clarification is conducted.

Etymologies

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

clarify +‎ -er

Examples

  • The project would include adding a third primary clarifier, which is the first step in the sewage treatment process, said Stan Strebel, assistant city manager.

    Tri-City Herald: Front

  • The cane when brought from the field is placed between two heavy rollers, worked by steam, and the juice falls into a conductor below -- the squashed cane being carried away to dry for fuel -- whence it is raised by what is termed a "_monte jus_" into a tank above the "clarifier," which is a copper boiler, with iron jacket and steam between.

    Lands of the Slave and the Free Cuba, the United States, and Canada

  • The danger in being a "clarifier" instead of an interpreter -- especially in a medical situation -- is the risk that the interpreter will incorrectly "clarify" for a patient what the interpreter has no business knowing.

    Urban Semiotic

  • You have to use a separate VCR and DVD recorder setup with a video "clarifier", "enhancer", "stabilizer" or full frame digital Time Base Corrector in between.

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  • These are your "clarifier" type devices, marketed at removing anti-copy.

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  • These are your "clarifier" type devices, marketed at removing anti-copy.

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  • These are your "clarifier" type devices, marketed at removing anti-copy.

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  • These are your "clarifier" type devices, marketed at removing anti-copy.

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  • These are your "clarifier" type devices, marketed at removing anti-copy.

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  • These are your "clarifier" type devices, marketed at removing anti-copy.

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