Elevatory \El"e*va`to*ry\, n. [Cf. F. ['e]l['e]vatoire.] (Surg.) See {Elevator}, n. (e) . --Dunglison. [1913 Webster] ||

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  • Elevatory — El e*va to*ry, a. Tending to raise, or having power to elevate; as, elevatory forces. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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  • elevate — [ ɛlɪveɪt] verb 1》 lift to a higher position.     ↘(of a priest) hold up (a consecrated host or chalice) for adoration.     ↘Military raise the axis of (a piece of artillery) to increase its range. 2》 raise to a more important or impressive level …   English new terms dictionary

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