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repeater

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noun re·peat·er \ri-ˈpē-tər\

Simple Definition of repeater

  • : a gun that fires several times without needing to be reloaded

Full Definition of repeater

  1. :  one that repeats: as a :  one who relates or recites b :  a watch or clock with a striking mechanism that upon pressure of a spring will indicate the time in hours or quarters and sometimes minutes c :  a firearm having a magazine that holds a number of cartridges loaded one at a time into the chamber by the action of the piece d :  a habitual violator of the laws e :  one who votes illegally by casting more than one ballot in an election f :  a student enrolled in a class or course for a second or subsequent time g :  a device for receiving communication signals and delivering corresponding amplified ones


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