Macerater
Macerater Mac"er*a`ter, n. One who, or that which, macerates; an apparatus for converting paper or fibrous matter into pulp. [1913 Webster]

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  • macerater — See maceration. * * * …   Universalium

  • macerater — noun a) One who, or that which, macerates. b) An apparatus for converting paper or fibrous matter into pulp …   Wiktionary

  • macerater — mæsÉ™reɪtÉ™(r) n. machine which macerates, machine which breaks down …   English contemporary dictionary

  • macerate — macerater, macerator, n. macerative, adj. /mas euh rayt /, v., macerated, macerating. v.t. 1. to soften or separate into parts by steeping in a liquid. 2. to soften or decompose (food) by the action of a solvent. 3. to cause to grow thin. v.i. 4 …   Universalium

  • macerate — [c]/ˈmæsəreɪt / (say masuhrayt) verb (macerated, macerating) –verb (t) 1. to soften, or separate the parts of (a substance) by steeping in a liquid, with or without heat. 2. to soften or break up (food) by action of a solvent. 3. to cause to grow …   Australian English dictionary

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