from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. Any device used to widen something; especially a drill designed to produce a hole greater than its own diameter

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. One who or that which widens; specifically, a form of boring-bit or drill so shaped as to form a hole of greater diameter than itself: same as broach, 12.


Sorry, no etymologies found.


  • It keeps our blood flowing smoothly, it is the strongest dilator (widener), of our blood vessels, it inhibits the formation of blockages (plaques), and it inhibits inflammation.

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  • For what we want is not learning, but knowledge; that is the ability to make learning answer its true end as a quickener of intelligence and widener of the intellectual field.

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  • To me none of this critical work is significant until he came to write of the movement that carried him to fame, -- to fame, I say, because "Fiona Macleod" was famous for a decade, and not only as a mystery, but as a revealer of a new beauty in words, and as a widener of horizons.

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  • Every "_amplificolor imperii_" -- every widener of the bounds of the empire of poetry, like

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