from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun One who or that which recuperates or recovers.
  • noun That part of the Ponsard furnace which answers the same purpose as the regenerator of the Siemens regeneration furnace. See regenerator.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • noun (Steel Manuf.) Same as regenerator.

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  • noun A regenerator (heating device).


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Compare Latin recuperator a recoverer.


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