expander


expander

expander [ik-span-der] EXAMPLES|WORD ORIGIN noun a person or thing that expands. Also ex·pan·dor. Electronics. a transducer that produces an output with a range of voltages greater than that of the input signal.Compare compressor(def 5). Liberaldictionary.com

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  • Origin of expander First recorded in 1860–65; expand + -er1 Dictionary.com Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019 Examples from the Web for expander Historical Examples of expander

  • Then turn the expander a quarter round, and drive in the pin again.

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  • The air does not pass the expander until after it has gone through the boiler already mentioned.

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  • Finally remove the expander, and use the calking tool to bead the end.

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  • Then force the expander into the leaky flue, bringing the shoulder well up against the end of the flue.

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  • Loosen up and continue till you have turned the expander entirely around.

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  • British Dictionary definitions for expander expander noun a device for exercising and developing the muscles of the bodya chest expander an electronic device for increasing the variations in signal amplitude in a transmission system according to a specified lawCompare compressor (def. 5), compander Collins English Dictionary – Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1979, 1986 © HarperCollins Publishers 1998, 2000, 2003, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2009, 2012

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