donor
Pronunciation
  • (GA) IPA: /ˈdoʊnɚ/
  • (RP) IPA: /ˈdəʊnə/
Noun

donor (plural donors)

  1. One who makes a donation.
    The charity raised $2,000 from various donors.
    The hospital is seeking an organ donor.
  2. (chemistry) A group or molecule that donates either a radical, electrons or a moiety in a chemical reaction. Compare acceptor.
    a carbonyl donor molecule
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