Definitions

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  • n. One who, or that which, brings forth, elicits, or extracts.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. One who, or that which, brings forth, elicits, or extracts.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. That which brings forth, elicits, or extracts.

Etymologies

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Latin, tutor.

Examples

  • An operation at the Indian River Inlet in Delaware is using a massive portable eductor (a dredging pump) to suck up offshore sand deposits.

    Robert Dalrymple: Get Ready for Extreme Weather

  • If nevertheless this theory should ever become established, a stimulus must be called an eductor of vital ether; which stimulus may consist of sensation or volition, as in the electric eel, as well as in the appulses of external bodies; and by drawing off the charges of vital fluid may occasion the contraction or motions of the muscular fibres, and organs of sense.

    Zoonomia, Vol. I Or, the Laws of Organic Life

  • MOUNT LAUREL - A handful of children watched as Pat Gurgul, a Paws Farm Nature Center eductor, mixed common household ingredients together to make slime.

    CourierPostOnline.com - News

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