Meaning of SORTER in English


ˈsȯr]d.ər, -ȯ(ə)]d.ə(r, ]tə-\ noun

( -s )

: one that sorts: as

a. : one that sorts hides, skins, and leather according to grade, weight, thickness, and color

b. : one that sorts burned brick or tile according to color and hardness

c. : one that sorts fruit or other food products according to size or condition

d. : a clerical worker who sorts such items as bills, checks, correspondence, or statements (as for mailing or filing)

e. : a machine or device for selecting punch cards or arranging them in groups or in a predetermined order

Webster's New International English Dictionary.      Новый международный словарь английского языка Webster.