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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


Short "hint"

One that assembles in a proper sequence.

Usage examples (31)
  • From the smashing machine it goes to the collator, by whom it is examined to see if any signature is misplaced or left out.
  • The collator should check off all plates and maps called for by the table of contents to make sure that the copy is perfect.
  • I'd like to be a thinker & poster of original philosophy, but try as I might I'm so much more comfortable as a collator & indexer!
  • Then civilianisation began to creep in and within no time at all information from the collator became difficult to access, SOCO only attended certain jobs and Admin... for more
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