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Definition 1: set used to broadcast radio or tv signals - [noun denoting artifact]

Synonyms for transmitter in the sense of this definition

(transmitter is a kind of ...) any electronic equipment that receives or transmits radio or tv signals

"the early sets ran on storage batteries"

(... is a kind of transmitter ) a transmitter used to broadcast electronic jamming

(... is a kind of transmitter ) transmitter that is the part of a radio system that transmits signals

(... is a kind of transmitter ) a transmitter on a communications satellite

(... is a kind of transmitter ) transmitter that is part of a television system

(transmitter is a part of ...) an electrical device that sends or receives radio or television signals

Definition 2: any agent (person or animal or microorganism) that carries and transmits a disease - [noun denoting object]

Samples where transmitter or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • 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

Synonyms for transmitter in the sense of this definition

(transmitter is a kind of ...) an active and efficient cause; capable of producing a certain effect

"their research uncovered new disease agents"

(... is a kind of transmitter ) a vector for delivering genes into cells

(... is a kind of transmitter ) (medicine) a person (or animal) who has some pathogen to which he is immune but who can pass it on to others

(transmitter belongs to category ...) a living organism characterized by voluntary movement

(transmitter belongs to category ...) any organism of microscopic size

Definition 3: someone who transmits a message - [noun denoting person]

Samples where transmitter or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • return to sender

Synonyms for transmitter in the sense of this definition

(transmitter is a kind of ...) a person who communicates with others

(... is a kind of transmitter ) someone who sends unwanted email (often in bulk)

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