disambiguator (plural disambiguators)

  1. Anything that serves to disambiguate.
    • 1998, Edda Weigand, Contrastive Lexical Semantics (page 257)
      Those nouns, adjectives and verbs which only occurred with one of the senses were extracted from this list but only nouns were used as additional potential disambiguators in a differential list.
  2. (computing) A program that determines the meaning of a term from the context in which it is used