extender

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English[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

extend +‎ -er

Noun[edit]

extender (plural extenders)

  1. Any of various substances designed to extend any of several properties of a material.
  2. Any of various components designed to extend the length of a device.
  3. Any substance added to meat to bulk it out, with a higher protein content than a filler.
    Soy protein is used as a meat extender.
  4. (climbing) A runner, or quick-draw. (from sense #2)
  5. (linguistics) A phrase that extends an expression to include further members of a set, e.g. "and stuff", "or something".

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Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from Latin extendere, present active infinitive of extendō.

Verb[edit]

extender (first-person singular present extiendo, first-person singular preterite extendí, past participle extendido)

  1. to extend

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