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positioner

[puh-zish-uh-ner] /pəˈzɪʃ ə nər/
noun
1.
a person or thing that positions.
2.
Orthodontics. a removable device of resilient plastic material worn in the mouth usually during sleep to produce minor adjustments in the position of teeth after straightening appliances have been taken off.
Origin of positioner
1930-1935
1930-35; position + -er1
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  • A positioner hooked a line to the ship and pulled it quickly into the repair bins.

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