Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun Same as oxidator.

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

  • noun An oxidizer.

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

  • noun any device that releases oxygen (or air) into water, especially one in an aquarium

Etymologies

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Examples

  • The hum of the oxygenator was loud in the sudden quiet.

    Chasing Jerohim « A Fly in Amber

  • The oxygenator hummed as the room fell quiet once more.

    Chasing Jerohim « A Fly in Amber

  • When Congress passed the law that fuels had to have an oxygenator, they would not include a liability exemption to protect the MTBE producers from liability for groundwater contamination.

    The Volokh Conspiracy » Non-Ethanol Gas in the DC Area:

  • Lucky didn't get the oxygenator she wanted because I forgot to buy her anything until the last minute and then couldn't find one, but I figure that doesn't matter because she doesn't really need it and because, hey, it's the thought that counts.

    Christmas Update

  • Lucky didn't get the oxygenator she wanted because I forgot to buy her anything until the last minute and then couldn't find one, but I figure that doesn't matter because she doesn't really need it and because, hey, it's the thought that counts.

    Archive 2007-12-01

  • There was, at one time a growing market for ethanol, until the oil boys decided to make methyl tertiary butyl ether (MTBE) the oxygenator of choice, by law.

    Waldo Jaquith - Corn-based ethanol is bad for America.

  • California has done this before, Tollstrup said, pointing to the rule that all gasoline sold in the state must contain an oxygenator -- a requirement that led refiners to add MTBE, and later ethanol to fuel blends.

    Bay Area Cement Plants and Global Warming

  • But the doctors explained that they receive only a dozen oxygen tanks every three months for the entire DRC; it would best if we could get the oxygenator machine running soon.

    Mountain Gorillas: Discovery Channel: June 2007

  • Forty-five minutes later, two Indian doctors arrived with supplies — not only a tank of oxygen, but also an oxygenator machine.

    Mountain Gorillas: Discovery Channel: June 2007

  • But the doctors explained that they receive only a dozen oxygen tanks every three months for the entire DRC; it would best if we could get the oxygenator machine running soon.

    Mountain Gorillas: Discovery Channel: The Newest Orphan

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