Definition of triturator in US English:

triturator

noun

technical
  • See triturate

    • ‘The use of modern amalgams and modern triturators has resulted in amalgams with lower initial mercury levels.’
    • ‘Quite a few new triturators have been introduced to the market in the last five years.’
    • ‘Many of the practices in the study did not use disposable capsules or modern triturators when the study was done.’
    • ‘In a 2-hour, 3-shift operation, the chalk is crushed, dried in a stream of of hot air, pulverized in ball triturators and partially chemically refined.’
    • ‘Each triturator has a set of whirling metal disk with attached teeth.’

Pronunciation

triturator

/ˈtrɪtʃəˌreɪdər//ˈtriCHəˌrādər/