malaxator


malaxator
\\ˈmaləkˌsād.ə(r)\ noun (-s)
Etymology: malaxate + -or
: one that malaxates; especially : a machine or mill for grinding, kneading, or stirring into a pasty mass

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malˈaxātor noun
A kneading or grinding machine
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Main Entry:malax

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malaxator
(ˈmælækseɪtə(r))
[f. malaxate v. + -or.]
‘A mixing-mill. A cylinder having a rotating shaft and stirring arms to incorporate materials’ (Knight Dict. Mech. 1875).
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