Erecter E*rect"er, n. An erector; one who raises or builds. [1913 Webster]

The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

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  • erecter — erectˈer or erectˈor noun 1. Someone who or something which erects or raises 2. A muscle which assists in erecting a part or an organ 3. An attachment to a compound microscope for making the image erect instead of inverted • • • Main Entry:… …   Useful english dictionary

  • erector — /i rek teuhr/, n. 1. Also, erecter. a person or thing that erects. 2. Anat. a muscle that erects the body or one of its parts. [1530 40; ERECT + OR2] * * * …   Universalium

  • artificer — n 1. inventor, creator, originator; deviser, contriver, machinator; designer, artist, architect; maker, builder, constructor, erecter, framer, fabricator, manufacturer. 2. craftsman, handicraftsman, artisan, artistic or skillful workman;… …   A Note on the Style of the synonym finder

  • lifter — n pulley, crane, winch, windlass, block and tackle, tackle, Mach. block, Mach. derrick; ski lift, chair lift, escalator, U.S. dumbwaiter, Chiefly Brit. elevator; dredge, steam shovel, shovel; jack, jack screw, crowbar, jimmy, jemmy, Mach. lever;… …   A Note on the Style of the synonym finder

  • erector — /əˈrɛktə/ (say uh rektuh), /i / (say ee ) noun 1. someone or something that erects. 2. Anatomy a muscle which erects the body or one of its parts. Also, erecter …   Australian English dictionary

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