Definition of Collector

1. Noun. A person who collects things.




2. Noun. A person who is employed to collect payments (as for rent or taxes).
Exact synonyms: Accumulator, Gatherer
Generic synonyms: Worker
Specialized synonyms: Conductor, Gleaner, Rent Collector
Specialized synonyms: Gardner, Isabella Stewart Gardner
Category relationships: Revenue Enhancement, Tax, Taxation
Derivative terms: Collect

3. Noun. A crater that has collected cosmic material hitting the earth.
Generic synonyms: Crater

4. Noun. The electrode in a transistor through which a primary flow of carriers leaves the region between the electrodes.
Generic synonyms: Electrode
Group relationships: Electronic Transistor, Junction Transistor, Transistor

Definition of Collector

1. n. One who collects things which are separate; esp., one who makes a business or practice of collecting works of art, objects in natural history, etc.; as, a collector of coins.

Definition of Collector

1. Noun. A person or thing which collects, or which creates or manages a collection. ¹

2. Noun. A person who is employed to collect payments. ¹

3. Noun. (context: electronics) The amplified terminal on a bipolar junction transistor. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Collector

1. [n -S]

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Literary usage of Collector

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1. United States Supreme Court Reports by Lawyers Co-operative Publishing Company, United States Supreme Court (1912)
"Amount retained by the collector in this ease accrued and was received for storage of imported merchandise in bonded warehouses; and the plaintiffs contend ..."

2. The American Colonies in the Seventeenth Century by Herbert Levi Osgood (1907)
"PART The receiver and collector during more than three years v ' j before the ... The interference of the governor, however, deeply offended the collector, ..."

3. Supreme Court Reporter by Robert Desty, United States Supreme Court, West Publishing Company (1918)
"571, 150 S. Vf. 6SO), empowers the Taylor county court to appoint one collector of all county taxes, or, If so advised, to designate more than one and ..."

4. United States Statutes at Large: Containing the Laws and Concurrent by United States (1850)
"And be it further enacted, That each collector shall be charged with the whole amount of taxes by him receipted, whether contained in the lists delivered to ..."

5. The Merchants' Magazine and Commercial Review by Isaac Smith Homans, William Buck Dana (1863)
"... Esq., collector, Portland, Me. .qU i,9V¡j, tl0 SIR: Mr. W. П. PEROT has appealed from your decision assessing duty on certain " sheathing metal ..."

6. United States Supreme Court Reports by Lawyers Co-operative Publishing Company, United States Supreme Court (1885)
"In an action against the collector to recover back the tax as Illegally exacted, the annual Reports of such Companies were admissible In evidence, ..."

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