Restrainer
Restrainer \Re*strain"er\, n. One who, or that which, restrains. [1913 Webster]

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  • restrainer — [ri strā′nər] n. 1. a person or thing that restrains 2. Photog. a chemical, such as potassium bromide, added to a developer to retard its action …   English World dictionary

  • restrainer — restrain ► VERB 1) keep under control or within limits. 2) deprive of freedom of movement or personal liberty. 3) repress (a strong emotion). DERIVATIVES restrainable adjective restrainer noun. ORIGIN Latin restringere tie back …   English terms dictionary

  • restrainer — noun see restrain …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • restrainer — /ri stray neuhr/, n. 1. a person or thing that restrains. 2. Photog. a chemical added to a developer to retard its action. [1560 70; RESTRAIN + ER1] * * * …   Universalium

  • restrainer — noun a) Something that restrains b) A chemical compound (such as potassium bromide), added to a developer to prevent fogging …   Wiktionary

  • Restrainer — Замедлитель; противовуалирующее вещество …   Краткий толковый словарь по полиграфии

  • restrainer — n. one who curbs, hinderer; arrester, one who deprives another person of his liberty; repressor, subduer …   English contemporary dictionary

  • restrainer — re·strain·er …   English syllables

  • restrainer — /rəˈstreɪnə/ (say ruh straynuh) noun 1. someone or something that restrains. 2. a chemical, as potassium bromide, added to a photographic developer to retard its action …   Australian English dictionary

  • restrainer — noun 1. a chemical that is added to a photographic developer in order to retard development and reduce the amount of fog on a film • Hypernyms: ↑chemical, ↑chemical substance • Hyponyms: ↑potassium bromide 2. a person who directs and restrains •… …   Useful english dictionary

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