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erector

 [e-rek´tor]
a structure that erects, as a muscle that holds up or raises a part.

e·rec·tor

(ē-rek'tŏr),
1. One who or that which raises or makes erect.
2. Denoting specifically certain muscles having such action.
Synonym(s): arrector
[Mod. L.]

erector

/erec·tor/ (ĕ-rek´ter) [L.] a structure that erects, as a muscle which raises or holds up a part.

erector

(ĭ-rĕk′tər)
n.
A muscle that makes a body part erect.

e·rec·tor

(ĕ-rek'tŏr)
1. One who or that which raises or makes erect.
2. Denoting specifically certain muscles having such action.
Synonym(s): arrector.
[Mod. L.]

erector

a muscle that holds up a part, such as the spinal muscles contraction of which assist in the maintenance of upright posture

erector 

A lens (for example an erecting eyepiece) or prism system (erecting prism such as a Dove or a Porro prism) placed in an optical system for the purpose of forming an erect image.

erector

[L.] a structure that erects, as a muscle that holds up or raises a part.
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Bryan Jones, of Muller, said: "The Linkx A3 tray erector has been a welcome addition to our facility.
All the parts in a Lego set can always be used and reused, but the Erector Set, for all its modularity, is not as reusable in practice as Lego.
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In some scopes the spring's held in place by a tiny angle at one end, fitting into a slot in the erector tube.
This follows a training course where they gained knowledge and qualifications to meet the demand for skilled steel erectors.
He found the erector tube was supported against the elevation and windage turrets by weak leaf springs positioned opposite the turrets.
The SLAT range of machines is offered in parallel to the Linkx brand machines, which includes the new VE series of tray erector.
When the pattern is complete, the doors open and drop the product into cases provided by a built-in case erector.
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