Definition of Repeater

1. Noun. A person who repeats. "The audience consisted largely of repeaters who had seen the movie many times"

Generic synonyms: Individual, Mortal, Person, Somebody, Someone, Soul
Derivative terms: Repeat, Repeat



2. Noun. Someone who is repeatedly arrested for criminal behavior (especially for the same criminal behavior).
Exact synonyms: Habitual Criminal, Recidivist
Generic synonyms: Criminal, Crook, Felon, Malefactor, Outlaw
Derivative terms: Recidivism, Repeat

3. Noun. A firearm that can fire several rounds without reloading.
Exact synonyms: Repeating Firearm
Generic synonyms: Firearm, Piece, Small-arm
Specialized synonyms: Mauser

4. Noun. (electronics) electronic device that amplifies a signal before transmitting it again. "Repeaters can be used in computer networks to extend cabling distances"
Generic synonyms: Electronic Device
Category relationships: Ee, Electrical Engineering

Definition of Repeater

1. n. One who, or that which, repeats.

Definition of Repeater

1. Noun. (electronics) An electronic device that receives a weak or low-level signal and retransmits it at a higher level or higher power. ¹

2. Noun. (firearms) A gun that has a store of cartridges and does not need reloading after each shot. ¹

3. Noun. In ufology and similar studies, a person who regularly sees unexplained sightings of paranormal phenomenon. ¹

4. Noun. A watch with a striking apparatus which, upon pressure of a spring, will indicate the time, usually in hours and quarters. ¹

5. Noun. (American English) One who votes more than once at an election. ¹

6. Noun. A repeating decimal. ¹

7. Noun. (nautical) A pennant used to indicate that a certain flag in a hoist of signal is duplicated. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Repeater

1. one that repeats [n -S] - See also: repeats

Medical Definition of Repeater

1. One who, or that which, repeats. Specifically: A watch with a striking apparatus which, upon pressure of a spring, will indicate the time, usually in hours and quarters. A repeating firearm. A pennant used to indicate that a certain flag in a hoist of signal is duplicated. Source: Websters Dictionary (01 Mar 1998)

Lexicographical Neighbors of Repeater

repealing
repealment
repealments
repeals
repeat
repeat offender
repeat offenders
repeat oneself
repeat unit
repeatabilities
repeatability
repeatable
repeatably
repeated
repeatedly
repeater (current term)
repeaters
repeateth
repeating
repeating decimal
repeating firearm
repeating unit
repeats
repechage
repechages
repecharge
repedation
repeddle
repeddled
repeddling

Literary usage of Repeater

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. Technology Assessment: Protecting Structures and Improving Communications by Robin M. Nazzaro, Keith A. Rhodes (2005)
"The repeater is also useful for extending the communications coverage beyond the range of a single radio. Crossband repeaters can also be linked together to ..."

2. Science Abstracts by Institution of Electrical Engineers (1910)
"Theoretically it would seem that the two-way repeater can be only one-quarter the efficiency of the single repeater. There is still much to be done before ..."

3. Penny Cyclopaedia of the Society for the Diffusion of Useful Knowledge by Charles Knight (1843)
"WATCH, REPEATING, or repeater, a term ap- 'plied to those watches which, in addition to ... In a repeater there is an additional train of wheels between the ..."

4. The Encyclopedia Americana: A Library of Universal Knowledge (1920)
"A simplified diagram of this repeater is shown in Fig. 54. ... Simplified Diagram of Mechanical Type repeater Element. same form as the incoming waves, ..."

5. The Encyclopedia Americana: A Library of Universal Knowledge (1920)
"A simplified diagram of this repeater is shown in Fig. 54. ... Simplified Diagram of Mechanical Type repeater Element. same form as the incoming waves, ..."

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