Exterminator
Exterminator \Ex*ter"mi*na`tor\, n. [L.] One who, or that which, exterminates. --Buckle. [1913 Webster]

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  • exterminator — EXTERMINATÓR, OÁRE, exterminatori, oare, adj., s.m. şi f. (Cel) care extermină; nimicitor, distrugător. – Din fr. exterminateur, lat. exterminator, oris. Trimis de ana zecheru, 13.09.2007. Sursa: DEX 98  EXTERMINATÓR adj. nimicitor. (Agent… …   Dicționar Român

  • Exterminator — could refer to:*A practitioner in pest control. *Exterminator (horse), a racehorse, the winner of the 1918 Kentucky Derby * The Exterminator (1960 book) , by William S. Burroughs * Exterminator! , a 1973 short story collection also by Burroughs * …   Wikipedia

  • Exterminator — Typ Stahl sitzend Modell Spinning Coaster Kategorie Dunkelachterbahn, Spinning Coaster Antriebsart Hersteller …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • exterminator — c.1400, an angel who expells (people from a country), from L.L. exterminator, from L. exterminatus, pp. stem of exterminare (see EXTERMINATE (Cf. exterminate)). As a substance for ridding a place of rats, etc., by 1848. As a person whose job it… …   Etymology dictionary

  • exterminator — [ek stʉr′mə nāt΄ər, ikstʉr′mə nāt΄ər] n. [LL(Ec)] a person or thing that exterminates; specif., ☆ a) a person whose work or business is exterminating rats, cockroaches, and other vermin ☆ b) a powder, liquid, etc. for exterminating vermin …   English World dictionary

  • Exterminator! — infobox Book | name = Exterminator! title orig = translator = image caption = 1974 Viking Press paperback edition. author = William S. Burroughs cover artist = country = United States language = English series = genre = short stories publisher =… …   Wikipedia

  • exterminator — /ik sterr meuh nay teuhr/, n. 1. a person or thing that exterminates. 2. a person or business establishment specializing in the elimination of vermin, insects, etc., from a building, apartment, etc., esp. by the controlled application of toxic… …   Universalium

  • exterminator — [[t]ɪkstɜ͟ː(r)mɪneɪtə(r)[/t]] exterminators N COUNT An exterminator is a person whose job is to kill animals such as rats or mice, because they are annoying or dangerous. One hundred million rats are killed each year by pest exterminators …   English dictionary

  • exterminator — exterminate ► VERB ▪ destroy completely; eradicate. DERIVATIVES extermination noun exterminator noun exterminatory adjective. ORIGIN originally in the sense «drive out»: from Latin exterminare, from terminus boundary …   English terms dictionary

  • exterminator — noun see exterminate …   New Collegiate Dictionary

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