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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - (electronics) electronic device that amplifies a signal before transmitting it again; A firearm that can fire several rounds without reloading.

Usage examples (34)
  • Unlike a lot of other watch complications, the repeater is a bit mysterious, having most of its mechanism hidden under the dial.
  • The nearest cell repeater is 2 hrs down the dirt road and if cell phones work at all, it's only before dawn and at night.
  • Now, if the repeater was the one that was hit, I should think the man would be bound to pay for it: because he was bound to take
  • An active hub contains a repeater, which is a hardware device that regenerates the received bit patterns before sending them ort. for more
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