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spark transmitter

n.
A source of alternating current, especially a now obsolete radio transmitter, that derives its output from the oscillating discharge of a capacitor to an inductor and across a spark gap. Also called spark generator.

spark transmitter

n
(Electronics) an early type of radio transmitter in which power is generated by discharging a capacitor through an inductor in series with a spark gap
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Noun1.spark transmitter - an early radio transmitter using a discharge across a spark gap as the source of its powerspark transmitter - an early radio transmitter using a discharge across a spark gap as the source of its power
radio transmitter - transmitter that is the part of a radio system that transmits signals
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Radio pioneer Artie Moore's Spark transmitter above, and right, Guglielmo Marconi at work on Flat Holm island where he made his first broadcast 100 years ago