from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun One who or that which restores, in any sense.

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

  • noun One who, or that which, restores.

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  • noun One who restores.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • noun a skilled worker who is employed to restore or refinish buildings or antique furniture


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  • But who would buy a bottle of hair restorer from a bald man?

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  • Its turrets and towers, its windows and its walls, its capacious kitchens, and its fine halls and banqueting rooms -- unspoiled by the hands of the "restorer" -- have gained for it the almost unchallenged position of being the finest baronial residence which still exists.

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  • At different times Mackenzie edited _The Mirror_ and _The Lounger_, and he has been called the restorer of the Essay.

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  • The troubles and vicissitudes, however, through which it passed, were happily brought to an end by the wise rule of Abbot Benedict Sigrist, in the seventeenth century, who is justly called the restorer of his monastery.

    The Catholic Encyclopedia, Volume 5: Diocese-Fathers of Mercy

  • A rare self-portrait, which the artist had slashed when told it was too flattering, has been patched up by a restorer from the National Gallery. - Telegraph online, Daily Telegraph and Sunday Telegraph

  • People, did not effect so much, perhaps, as the reign which followed this anarchy, the reign of Bonaparte, the so-called restorer of worship.

    Atheism Among the People

  • For all their seeming kinship, a restorer is the antithesis of a painter: he is a conserver, not a creator.


  • The restorer was a fellow Roman, Sergio Benedetti.

  • As to his reputation as a canonist, while all must acknowledge his wonderful productivity and his high purpose, and while he has been justly called the restorer of the science of canon law in France, it must nevertheless be said that he falls short of being a great canonist; he is too often compiler rather than a genuine author, and he too frequently betrays a lack of that juridical sense which comes more from practice than from theory, and which begets the ability to pronounce justly on the lawfulness and unlawfulness of existing practices.

    The Catholic Encyclopedia, Volume 2: Assizes-Browne

  • A good shampoo would be "Nucleic-a" Proteplex shampoo, followed up with a good leave-in restorer like "Fermodyl, Treatment and Shine", (Pink 0233) put it in a squirt bottle, and shake it up, and apply to damp hair and leave it in, and style as normal, the reason it separates is because 3/4 is moisture and the rest is the restorer, which is PH balanced, so shake it up good to mix it well before each use ..

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