Ex*tract"or (?), n.

One who, or that which, extracts; as:

(a) (Surg.)

A forceps or instrument for extracting substances.

(b) (Breech-loading Firearms)

A device for withdrawing a cartridge or spent cartridge shell from the chamber of the barrel.

 

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Ex*tract"or, n.

1.

A centrifugal drying machine.

2. (Apiculture)

A machine for clearing combs of honey; also, a device for rendering wax.

 

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