from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • noun One that releases.
  • noun A stimulus that releases a specific behavior pattern in an animal.

from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun One who releases.
  • noun In mech., any device in the nature of a tripping mechanism whereby one part is released from engagement with another.

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

  • noun One who releases, or sets free.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • noun Anything that releases something


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