Definition of dissipator in English:

dissipator

(also dissipater)

noun

  • See dissipate

    • ‘You can see pictures of these dissipators on the 737 webpage below.’
    • ‘Indeed, the whole conflict is the greatest dissipator of energy across the region.’
    • ‘Based on these results we have further strengthened the hypothesis that CP43’ functions as a nonradiative dissipator of light energy, thus protecting photosystem II from excessive excitation under iron-deficient conditions.’
    • ‘Cinder block dissipaters outside irrigation gates prevent floodwaters from eroding the floor.’
    • ‘A study was made of a limited number of basic energy dissipation methods in order to design an improved energy dissipator.’

Pronunciation

dissipator

/ˈdɪsɪpeɪtə/