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1. One that excites: an exciter of animosity.
2. An auxiliary generator used to provide field current for a larger generator or alternator.
3. Electronics An oscillator for generating the carrier frequency of a transmitter.


1. a person or thing that excites
2. (Electrical Engineering) a small generator that excites a larger machine
3. (General Physics) an oscillator producing a transmitter's carrier wave


(ɪkˈsaɪ tər)

1. one that excites.
2. an auxiliary generator that supplies energy for the excitation of another electric machine.
References in classic literature ?
All those fine first feelings, of which he had hoped to be the exciter, were already given.
Contract notice: Delivery of spare parts for turbogenerators 9,10gq type tbb-1000-4uz and exciters 9,10ge type bdd-4600-1500-auz for the period 2018-2020
For the long-term GatesAir transmitter customer, the latest decision to choose GatesAir's Maxiva transmitters and XTE exciters is that these systems are ATSC 3.
Electro-dynamic exciters, first introduced in 1946, gradually began replacing mechanical exciters.
The BFO-11224 Mine-Duty Screen features the new Deister EX Series of geared exciters that are designed to create the force output required to drive today's large screens.
Simulation specialist LMS International has developed a range of hydraulic exciters to break down heating, ventilating and airconditioning noise inside vehicles.
Modal Tests (MT) can be performed in two ways: using immeasurable forces generated by traffic or wind (Operational Modal Analysis (OMA)) as excitation or using special exciters with force measuring instrumentation (Classical Modal Analysis (CMA)).
Included in the KAI programme is the supply of repair kits for turbine engine exciters, factory new exciters and a range of hardware to support KAI's overhaul activities.
Flutter testing uses exciters to input disturbances ranging in frequency from 2Hz to 58Hz to the wings, tail and flight-control surfaces with the aircraft flying at various altitudes, speeds, weights and centre-of-gravity conditions.
Exciters are small generators that provide an initial electric current to start a large electric turbine.
This edition contains new material on laser-based testing, stationary and non-stationary rotating machines, earthquake simulators, and six degrees of freedom exciters.
They include a wide range of control and protective functions to guarantee that the capability limits of exciters and synchronous generator are not exceeded.