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extractor

 [ek-strak´ter]
an instrument for pulling out a body part, foreign body, or calculus.
basket extractor a device for removal of calculi from the upper urinary tract, consisting of a network of filaments on a catheter that is passed into the ureter through a ureteroscope; the filaments surround the calculus and snare it so that it is withdrawn when the catheter is withdrawn.
vacuum extractor a device to assist delivery consisting of a metal traction cup that is attached to the fetus' head; negative pressure is applied and traction is made on a chain passed through the suction tube.

ex·trac·tor

(eks-trak'tŏr, tōr),
Instrument for use in drawing or pulling out any natural part, as a tooth, or a foreign body.

ex·trac·tor

(eks-traktŏr)
Instrument for use in drawing or pulling out any natural part, as a tooth, or a foreign body.

ex·trac·tor

(eks-traktŏr)
Instrument for use in drawing or pulling out any natural part, as a tooth, or a foreign body.
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An added bonus here is the benefit and cost-efficiency of having two machines in one, with the citrus juicer attachment designed to easily attach and detach from the extractor.
Hook the rim of the case beneath the extractor at an angle, then pivot it straight to compress the ejector spring.
Moreover, consumers find portable extractors to be effective cleaners for quick spills and for small areas.
In a close study of actual function, the Remington 504 extractor, positioned on the right side of the bolt, pulls out the cartridge case.
Just the same, I removed the extractor with the proper punches and very carefully cut a slight angle on the bottom of the extractor hook.
"Heat is going to add another dimension to extractors," said Bishop.
The spring and steel ball are positioned in a hole in the bolt locking lug beneath the extractor. The beveled hole position in the extractor is critical so the spring-loaded part engages the case rim and extractor groove correctly at proper depth.
Upright Extractors come in three basic types: upright, canister and portable.
By contrast, there has been little new product news in upright extractors, as manufacturers have devoted most of their efforts to solidifying awareness of models enjoying their first full year on the shelves in 1998.
The disparity in the numbers surrounding extractors comes partly from the fact that statistics are not officially tracked for the category.
Hoover introduced the first upright extractor, the SteamVac, in 1994.