extractor extractor

Definition(s):

  1. (n) an instrument for extracting tight-fitting components
  2. (n) an apparatus that uses centrifugal force to separate particles from a suspension
  3. (n) a mechanism in a firearm that pulls an empty shell case out of the chamber and passes it to the ejector

Usage(s):

  1. The resulting slurry will be pumped to the first-floor extractor, in which it is dehydrated and turned into a material resembling sawdust.
  2. From 2000 to 2008, he served on the board of the state-controlled firm Gazprom, Russia's largest company and the world's largest extractor of natural gas.
  3. The second floor featured theater performances, barbers, steam baths and earwax extractors.

News

  • DevJuice: iOS Artwork Extractor updated

    Many devs find it useful to inspect system artwork -- whether for inspiration, for reverse engineering to help create consistent new elements or simply for curiosity. In that goal, there's been no better tool than the open-source iOS Artwork Extractor from Cédric Luthi. The project, formerly UIKit Artwork Extractor, has now been updated for pretty much any iOS version you throw at it, including ...
    on June 25, 2013     Source: The Unofficial Apple Weblog

Quotes

  • "We are convinced that certain interpretations that have been applied do not correspond to the nature of the rules," said Domenicali. "If that extractor is illegal then it must not be used, while if it is legal it's up to the other teams,...
    on Mar 24, 2009 By: Stefano Domenicali Source: Irish Times

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