Dictionary

transmitter

noun trans·mit·ter \tran(t)s-ˈmi-tər, tranz-; ˈtran(t)s-ˌ, ˈtranz-\

: a device that sends out radio or television signals

: a person or thing that causes something to be spread or transmitted to others

Full Definition of TRANSMITTER

:  one that transmits: as
a :  an apparatus for transmitting radio or television signals
b :  neurotransmitter
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Examples of TRANSMITTER

  1. Mosquitoes are the main transmitters of the disease.

First Known Use of TRANSMITTER

1727
TRANSMITTER Defined for Kids

transmitter

noun trans·mit·ter \trans-ˈmi-tər\

Definition of TRANSMITTER for Kids

1
:  someone or something that transmits something
2
:  the part of a telephone that includes the mouthpiece and a device that picks up sound waves and sends them over the wire
3
:  a device that sends out radio or television signals
Medical Dictionary

transmitter

noun trans·mit·ter \-ˈmit-ər\

Medical Definition of TRANSMITTER

:  one that transmits; specifically :  neurotransmitter
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