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From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary English
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transmittertrans‧mit‧ter /trænzˈmɪtə $ trænsˈmɪtər/ noun [countable]  1 TCBequipment that sends out radio or television signals2 formal someone or something that passes something on to another person or thingtransmitter of What is the main transmitter of the virus?
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transmitterWhat is needed is a transmitter sufficiently cheap, compact and low-powered to be installed in every home.The cell sites have transmitters and receivers connected to antennas that communicate with the local phone system.We've picked up his transmitter.The nature of the retrograde messenger may give clues to the processes responsible for the sustained increase in transmitter release.In the transmitter, infra-red is modulated to carry the analogue sound information which then fills the room.Remember all the hullabaloo over the golf ball with the transmitter inside it.A handset would contain an ultrasonic transmitter and the television fitted with a matching receiver.
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