Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun One who separates and arranges: as, a letter-sorter; a money -sorter.
  • noun A spelling of sort o', for sort of: see under sort, n., and compare kinder.

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

  • noun One who, or that which, sorts.

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

  • noun A person employed to sort.
  • noun A machine made to sort.

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

  • noun a clerk who sorts things (as letters at the post office)
  • noun a machine for sorting things (such as punched cards or letters) into classes

Etymologies

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

sort +‎ -er

Examples

  • Hey, I didn't know ESAS worked like a coin sorter!

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  • A change-sorter is not purposeful but it arranges coins – at the direct intent of the designer.

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  • Lab on a Chip, works much the way a coin sorter does, only on a microscopic scale, screening for particles purely by size.

    Medlogs - Recent stories

  • Lab on a Chip, works much the way a coin sorter does, only on a microscopic scale, screening for particles purely by size.

    Medlogs - Recent stories

  • Lab on a Chip, works much the way a coin sorter does, only on a microscopic scale, screening for particles purely by size.

    Medlogs - Recent stories

  • Lab on a Chip, works much the way a coin sorter does, only on a microscopic scale, screening for particles purely by size.

    Medlogs - Recent stories

  • Lab on a Chip, works much the way a coin sorter does, only on a microscopic scale, screening for particles purely by size.

    Medlogs - Recent stories

  • Lab on a Chip, works much the way a coin sorter does, only on a microscopic scale, screening for particles purely by size.

    Medlogs - Recent stories

  • Each of the many "steps" of the staircase provides another "tool" of a different size to manipulate nanoparticles in a method that is similar to how a coin sorter separates nickels, dimes and quarters.

    innovations-report

  • Lab on a Chip, works much the way a coin sorter does, only on a microscopic scale, screening for particles purely by size.

    Medlogs - Recent stories

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