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Wordnet 3.0

NOUN (2)

1. someone who unlawfully seizes and detains a victim (usually for ransom);
[syn: kidnapper, kidnaper, abductor, snatcher]

2. a muscle that draws a body part away from the median line;
[syn: abductor, abductor muscle]


The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Abductor \Ab*duc"tor\, n. [NL.] 1. One who abducts. [1913 Webster] 2. (Anat.) A muscle which serves to draw a part out, or form the median line of the body; as, the abductor oculi, which draws the eye outward. [1913 Webster]
WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006):

abductor n 1: someone who unlawfully seizes and detains a victim (usually for ransom) [syn: kidnapper, kidnaper, abductor, snatcher] 2: a muscle that draws a body part away from the median line [syn: abductor, abductor muscle]