improver improver

Definition(s):

  1. (n) someone devoted to the promotion of human welfare and to social reforms
  2. (n) a component that is added to something to improve it

Usage(s):

  1. A houseful of shouting children is an amazing improver of one's powers of concentrationVictor Hugo will bear me out.
  2. In 1824, one George Stephensonimprover of locomotiveswent before the House of Lords to plead for a charter authorizing the use of steam locomotives in England.
  3. Glenn Hammond Curtiss is cheered as the airplane's great improver, and the father of the flying boat.

News

  • 'Whose Line Is It Anyway?' GIFs: Candice Accola shows off her moves and more

    "Whose Line Is It Anyway?" continued with a strong episode after its premiere last week, bolstered by guest improver Keegan-Michael Key of "Key and Peele" and Candice Accola of "The Vampire Diaries."Accola was a great sport, dancing with Wayne Brady during his song styles game, where he sang to her, "You're the kind of amiga that I've been looking for./ I come and find you behind your crypt door ...
    on July 24, 2013     Source: Zap2It

Quotes

  1. "One area we need to improver on is analysing the situation," Dhoni said. "At times when you're successful (hitting sixes) it looks very good but you have to realise what a safe score is on that wicket. You have to decide whether you want to...
    on Feb 25, 2009 By: Mahendra Singh Dhoni Source: New Zealand Herald

  2. "We're in a pretty good place right now I think for a team that set its stall out to become the improver of the season," Smith said. "I think we've got a great opportunity to build on the base from the early part of our season, but we do need...
    on May 29, 2008 By: Brian Smith Source: The Age

  3. Speaking at conference in Cardiff, Ms Davidson said: "Not only does this have the advantage of producing renewable energy but it also produces a high quality soil improver and/or fertiliser. We consider it feasible to separately collect some 800,000...
    on Jul 15, 2008 By: Jane Davidson Source: Daily Post

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