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A radio or radar transmitter-receiver activated for transmission by reception of a predetermined signal.
[tran(smitter) + (re)sponder.]
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1. (Telecommunications) a type of radio or radar transmitter-receiver that transmits signals automatically when it receives predetermined signals
2. (Broadcasting) the receiver and transmitter in a communications or broadcast satellite, relaying received signals back to earth
[C20: from transmitter + responder]
Collins English Dictionary – Complete and Unabridged, 12th Edition 2014 © HarperCollins Publishers 1991, 1994, 1998, 2000, 2003, 2006, 2007, 2009, 2011, 2014
a radio, radar, or sonar transceiver that automatically transmits a signal upon reception of a designated incoming signal.
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A receiver-transmitter which will generate a reply signal, upon proper interrogation. See also responsor.
Dictionary of Military and Associated Terms. US Department of Defense 2005.
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|Noun||1.||transponder - electrical device designed to receive a specific signal and automatically transmit a specific reply|
electrical device - a device that produces or is powered by electricity
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transponder[trænˈspɒndəʳ] N → transpondedor m
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n (Tech) → Transponder m, → Antwortsender m
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