Associations to the word «Reformer»


REFORMER, noun. One who reforms, or who works for reform.
REFORMER, noun. (history) One who was involved in the Reformation.
REFORMER, noun. (chemical engineering) (fuel cells) A device which converts hydrocarbons into a hydrogen-rich mixture of gases.
REFORMER, noun. (chemical engineering) (petrochemistry) A device used to convert petroleum refinery naphthas, typically having low octane ratings, into high-octane liquid products called reformates.

Dictionary definition

REFORMER, noun. A disputant who advocates reform.
REFORMER, noun. An apparatus that reforms the molecular structure of hydrocarbons to produce richer fuel; "a catalytic reformer".

Wise words

In words, as fashions, the same rule will hold; Alike fantastic, if too new, or old: Be not the first by whom the new are tried, Nor yet the last to lay the old aside.
Alexander Pope