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extractornoun [C]

uk   /ɪkˈstræk.tər/  us   /-tɚ/
a ​machine used to ​remove something: a ​juice extractor (also extractor fan, US exhaust fan) a ​piece of ​equipment used to ​removesteam, ​smoke, or ​unpleasantsmells from a ​room or ​building
(Definition of extractor from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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extractornoun [C]

uk   us   /ɪkˈstræktər/
a ​machine that is used to ​remove something: a juice extractor
(also extractor fan) a ​piece of ​equipment that is used to ​remove steam, smoke, or unpleasant smells from a ​room or ​building: The ​regulationsstipulate the ​provision of extractor fans in this ​type of ​workingenvironment.
IT software that ​finds and ​brings together ​information from a computer's ​memory, a ​website, etc.: Data extractor ​toolsallowcompanies to gather ​data from a wide ​range of ​sources simply and swiftly. The ​email extractor ​software helps you to ​build huge ​targetedmailinglists for your ​marketingcampaigns.
PRODUCTION, NATURAL RESOURCES a ​company or country that ​removes rawmaterials such as coal, ​oil, or precious metals from the ​ground or sea in ​order to ​sell them: The country is a ​major extractor of ​oil.
(Definition of extractor from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “extractor”
in Chinese (Simplified) 提取机, 萃取机, 排气扇…
in Chinese (Traditional) 提取機, 榨取機, 排氣扇…
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