Definition of expander in US English:



  • See expand

    • ‘Plasma expanders can be used to dilute the concentration of foreign substances in their blood stream, as they increase the fluid component of blood.’
    • ‘She's been out pricing new cases, protective screens, memory expanders - you name it, she's got a quote for it.’
    • ‘Researchers said patients who had breast reconstruction using tissue expanders experienced shorter procedures.’
    • ‘There are some dairy farmers in South Lakeland that are expanding but we are beginning to think the expanders are not taking up the slack.’
    • ‘Dubbed mind expanders, these drugs are said to raise self-awareness and summon feelings of religious or mystical connection.’