releaser
noun Date: 15th century one that releases; specifically a stimulus that serves as the initiator of complex reflex behavior

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  • Releaser — Re*leas er ( ?r), n. One who releases, or sets free. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • releaser — releaser, or releasor The maker of a release …   Black's law dictionary

  • releaser — the stimulus that starts an innate behaviour pattern, e.g. courting behaviour in a male stickleback is instigated by the releaser of a silver colored female (or model) with a swollen abdomen. Also called sign stimulus …   Dictionary of ichthyology

  • releaser — nutraukiklis statusas T sritis automatika atitikmenys: angl. releaser vok. Auslöser, m; Auslösevorrichtung, f rus. расцепитель, m; расцепляющее устройство, n pranc. déclencheur, m …   Automatikos terminų žodynas

  • releaser — atjungiklis statusas T sritis automatika atitikmenys: angl. disconnector; release; releaser vok. Auslöser, m; Trennschalter, m rus. разъединитель, m; расцепитель, m pranc. déclencheur, m; sectionneur, m …   Automatikos terminų žodynas

  • releaser — atkabiklis statusas T sritis automatika atitikmenys: angl. releaser vok. Auslöser, m rus. расцепитель, m pranc. déclencheur, m …   Automatikos terminų žodynas

  • releaser — release ► VERB 1) set free from confinement. 2) free from an obligation or duty. 3) allow to move or flow freely. 4) allow (information) to be generally available. 5) make (a film or recording) available to the public. 6) make over (property,… …   English terms dictionary

  • releaser — sə(r) noun ( s) : one that releases; specifically : a stimulus that especially in lower organisms serves as the initiator of complex reflex behavior exposure to changing day length may be a releaser for nidification in many migratory birds …   Useful english dictionary

  • releaser — /ri lee seuhr/, n. 1. a person or thing that releases. 2. Ethology. a key stimulus, as a sound, odor, moving shape, or patch of color, that elicits a predictable behavioral response in an animal. [1425 75; late ME. See RELEASE, ER1] * * * …   Universalium

  • releaser — noun Anything that releases something …   Wiktionary

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