Urinator
Urinator U"ri*na`tor, n. [L., from urinari to plunge under water, to dive.] One who dives under water in search of something, as for pearls; a diver. [R.] --Ray. [1913 Webster]

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  • URINATOR — Graece κολυμβητὴς, δύτης, vel potius δυό μενος seu ὑποδυόμενος, quibusdam ab urna, Varroni contra, Becmanno ab οὐρος nomen habet: eo quo pulmones id hominum generi cavisint ac sic dispositi, ut diutius τὸ οὔριον, i. e, aerem, ad respirationem… …   Hofmann J. Lexicon universale

  • Urinator — (lat.), ein Taucher, s.u. Taucherkunst S. 287. Daher Urinatoria, die Taucherkunst …   Pierer's Universal-Lexikon

  • Urinator — Denis Papin Pour les articles homonymes, voir Papin. Denis Papin …   Wikipédia en Français

  • urinator — See urination. * * * …   Universalium

  • urinator — noun a) A diver, especially someone who searches for things underwater. b) Someone who urinates; a pisser …   Wiktionary

  • urinator — (L). A diver …   Dictionary of word roots and combining forms

  • urinator — noun a person who urinates • Syn: ↑pisser • Derivationally related forms: ↑urinate, ↑piss (for: ↑pisser) • Hypernyms: ↑person, ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • Urinator imber — Loon Loon, n. [For older loom, Icel. l[=o]mr; akin to Dan. & Sw. lom.] (Zo[ o]l.) Any one of several aquatic, wed footed, northern birds of the genus {Urinator} (formerly {Colymbus}), noted for their expertness in diving and swimming under water …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Urinator septentrionalis — Loon Loon, n. [For older loom, Icel. l[=o]mr; akin to Dan. & Sw. lom.] (Zo[ o]l.) Any one of several aquatic, wed footed, northern birds of the genus {Urinator} (formerly {Colymbus}), noted for their expertness in diving and swimming under water …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Urinator imber — Diver Div er, n. 1. One who, or that which, dives. [1913 Webster] Divers and fishers for pearls. Woodward. [1913 Webster] 2. Fig.: One who goes deeply into a subject, study, or business. A diver into causes. Sir H. Wotton. [1913 Webster] 3. (Zo[… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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