applicator applicator  /ˈæ plə ˌkeɪ tər/


  • (n) a device for applying a substance


  1. From northern New Jersey to Long Island, incoming tides washed up a nauseating array of waste, including plastic tampon applicators and balls of sewage 2 in.
  2. One entrepreneur's answer is Sun Center, a vending machine that dispenses tanning oil with a spray applicator.
  3. Other inventions: a combination cystoscope and radium applicator for treating tumors of the bladder; a special type of lithotrite, an instrument for crushing stones in the bladder.


  1. Researchers test unmanned aircraft for on-farm uses

    Source: Steve Adler When farmers approach University of California, Davis, agricultural engineering professor Ken Giles to inquire about an experimental, remote-controlled helicopter being studied as a potential applicator for agricultural chemicals, they only ask two things: How well does it work and how much does it cost?
    on June 13, 2013     Source: Dairy Herd

  2. Extension Agent: Pesticide applicator training offered by AgriLife Extension

    The Victoria County office of Texas A&M AgriLife Extension is teaming up with the Texas Department of Agriculture to conduct a private pesticide applicator training and testing.
    on June 12, 2013     Source: The Victoria Advocate

  3. RC Helicopter Tested For Use In Vineyard Applications

    Aircraft Used For Spraying Agricultural Fields For 20 Years In Japan Being Evaluated In CA A remote-controlled helicopter, fitted with a spray applicator system, was field tested Wednesday over a vineyard in the heart of the famed Napa Valley by engineers at the University of California, Davis, and Yamaha Motor Corporation, USA.
    on June 7, 2013     Source: The Aero-News Network

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