Definition of abstractor in English:

abstractor

noun

  • See abstract

    • ‘He said: ‘We will be consulting fully with angling clubs, water abstractors and other waterway users.’’
    • ‘Trained medical record abstractors reviewed charts to verify all relevant clinical diagnoses.’
    • ‘Even when they are, researchers must try to control for variations in quality; author-supplied abstracts, for example, are frequently less systematic or structured than those written by professional abstractors.’
    • ‘There are abstractors, including Meridian Energy, that would divert water to another catchment or into storage, and there are those who value the water in-stream.’
    • ‘Data abstractors scrutinized the records to determine if a subject had been convicted of a new crime during the 24-month observation window.’

Pronunciation:

abstractor

/abˈstraktə/