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trans·mit·ter

 (trăns-mĭt′ər, trănz-)
n.
1. One that transmits: a transmitter of disease.
2.
a. An electronic device that generates and amplifies a carrier wave, modulates it with a meaningful signal derived from speech or other sources, and radiates the resulting signal from an antenna.
b. The portion of a telephone that converts the incident sounds into electrical impulses that are conveyed to a remote receiver.
c. A telegraphic sending instrument.
3. A neurotransmitter.
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transmitter

(trænzˈmɪtə)
n
1. a person or thing that transmits
2. (Broadcasting) the equipment used for generating and amplifying a radio-frequency carrier, modulating the carrier with information, and feeding it to an aerial for transmission
3. (Telecommunications) the microphone in a telephone that converts sound waves into audio-frequency electrical signals
4. (Telecommunications) a device that converts mechanical movements into coded electrical signals transmitted along a telegraph circuit
5. (Physiology) physiol short for neurotransmitter
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trans•mit•ter

(trænsˈmɪt ər, trænz-)

n.
1. one that transmits.
2. a device for sending radio waves; the part of a broadcasting apparatus that generates and modulates radiofrequency current, conveying it to the antenna.
3. the part of a telephonic or telegraphic apparatus that converts sound waves or mechanical movements into corresponding electric waves.
[1720–30]
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trans·mit·ter

(trăns′mĭt-ər)
A device that generates radio or microwave signals, changes their amplitude or frequency so that they can carry information (such as spoken words), and radiates the resulting wave by means of an antenna.
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.transmitter - someone who transmits a messagetransmitter - someone who transmits a message; "return to sender"
communicator - a person who communicates with others
spammer - someone who sends unwanted email (often in bulk)
2.transmitter - any agent (person or animal or microorganism) that carries and transmits a diseasetransmitter - any agent (person or animal or microorganism) that carries and transmits a disease; "mosquitos are vectors of malaria and yellow fever"; "fleas are vectors of the plague"; "aphids are transmitters of plant diseases"; "when medical scientists talk about vectors they are usually talking about insects"
animal, animate being, beast, creature, fauna, brute - a living organism characterized by voluntary movement
microorganism, micro-organism - any organism of microscopic size
agent - an active and efficient cause; capable of producing a certain effect; "their research uncovered new disease agents"
gene delivery vector, transducing vector - a vector for delivering genes into cells
immune carrier, carrier - (medicine) a person (or animal) who has some pathogen to which he is immune but who can pass it on to others
3.transmitter - set used to broadcast radio or tv signalstransmitter - set used to broadcast radio or tv signals
antenna, transmitting aerial, aerial - an electrical device that sends or receives radio or television signals
jammer - a transmitter used to broadcast electronic jamming
radio transmitter - transmitter that is the part of a radio system that transmits signals
satellite transmitter - a transmitter on a communications satellite
set - any electronic equipment that receives or transmits radio or tv signals; "the early sets ran on storage batteries"
television transmitter - transmitter that is part of a television system
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Translations
مُرْسِل، جِهاز إرْسال
vysílačpřenašeč
sender
lähetinradiolähetin
adó
sendandi; sendir
prenášačvysielač

transmitter

[trænzˈmɪtəʳ] N (Rad, TV, Telec) → emisora f
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transmitter

[trænzˈmɪtər] németteur m
Collins English/French Electronic Resource. © HarperCollins Publishers 2005

transmitter

n (Tech) → Sender m; (in telephone) → Mikrofon nt, → Mikrophon nt
Collins German Dictionary – Complete and Unabridged 7th Edition 2005. © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1980 © HarperCollins Publishers 1991, 1997, 1999, 2004, 2005, 2007

transmitter

[trænzˈmɪtəʳ] n (TV, Radio, Telec) → trasmettitore m
Collins Italian Dictionary 1st Edition © HarperCollins Publishers 1995

transmit

(trӕnzˈmit) past tense, past participle transˈmitted verb
1. to pass on. He transmitted the message; Insects can transmit disease.
2. to send out (radio or television signals, programmes etc). The programme will be transmitted at 5.00 p.m.
transˈmission (-ʃən) noun
1. the act of transmitting. the transmission of disease / radio signals.
2. a radio or television broadcast.
transˈmitter noun
an apparatus for transmitting, or a person who transmits. a radio transmitter.
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"Well, he certainly is having some conversation," reflected Ned, as, after more than five minutes, Tom's ear was still at the receiver of the instrument, into the transmitter of which he had said only a few words.
She fixed her eye on a statue standing disconsolate in the dishevelled park, and spoke into the transmitter:
There had been no warmth in it, no heart, no communication of genuine good approach from the brain and the soul of the man of which it was the telegraphic tentacle and transmitter. In short, the message or feel had not been a good message or feel, and Michael had bristled and stiffened without thinking, but by mere KNOWING, which is what men call "intuition."
The telephone clicked, and Archer, turning from the photographs, unhooked the transmitter at his elbow.
"We can do nothing else," I bellowed into the transmitter.
A wire had been strung from one end of the room to the other, and while Bell went to the transmitter, Dom Pedro took up the receiver and placed it to his ear.
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