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disambiguator (plural disambiguators)
- Anything that serves to disambiguate.
1998, Edda Weigand, Contrastive Lexical Semantics, page 257:
- Those nouns, adjectives and verbs which only occurred with one of the senses were extracted from this list but only nouns were used as additional potential disambiguators in a differential list.
- (computing) A program that determines the meaning of a term from the context in which it is used