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Synonyms for extractor

an instrument for extracting tight-fitting components

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an apparatus that uses centrifugal force to separate particles from a suspension

a mechanism in a firearm that pulls an empty shell case out of the chamber and passes it to the ejector

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It's the first Kimber to use an external extractor. The extractor is similar in appearance and function to those used on autopistols such as the Beretta, Glock and SIG series.
"The faster the extractors spin, the more air is induced into the juice, creating excessive foam and destroying valuable nutrients," Maynard said.
If the extractor is built into the bolt face, it rotates as the bolt handle is lifted.
If the ejection problem still exists after you adjust the cable, take a look at the extractors themselves.
"Much as upright vacuum cleaners have supplanted canister vacs, the same shift has taken place in extractors.
Thanks to gunsmith Jim Corolewski for being wide awake to notice the assembly definition lists the Model 504 Remington as having two extractors. So, if these parts look even remotely alike, they must both be extractors, right?
It's no wonder that vendors are introducing several extractors for shipment in the fourth quarter.
An often misunderstood but essential part of the 1911 pistol is the cartridge extractor. This humble tool steel part can give the gunsmith quite a run around if he is not completely familiar with its purpose and operation.
Extractors continue to be a strong growth area for the industry.
Following very careful measurement of the existing .308-size extractors I selected a suitable piece of steel bar stock for machining and milled it to form a rectangular end measuring 0.275 by 0.105-inches.
Centrifugal a type of juice extractor that crushes fruits and vegetables at high speeds in a basket, separating juice from pulp.
The machines were introduced in the 1980s and manufacturers have gone -- pun intended -- full steam ahead with production of different extractors. The two most common models are upright and canister extractors, but there are also smaller models.
The major product story in extractors in the last few years has unquestionably been uprights, which took the market by storm and gave a rebirth to the category of deep cleaning.
With somewhere between 2.4- and 2.5-million units sold at retail in 1997, up from an estimated 2.2 to 2.3 million in 1996, extractors remain one of the healthiest categories in floor care.
Extractors have been embraced by consumers since Bissell introduced its first canister model in the 1980s.