Wheatstone transmitter


Definition of Wheatstone transmitter

: an automatic telegraph transmitter using a perforated tape engaging with one end of a marking rod or lever the other end of which opens and closes the circuit

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History and Etymology for Wheatstone transmitter

after Sir Charles Wheatstone

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“Wheatstone transmitter.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Wheatstone%20transmitter. Accessed 5 Dec. 2021.

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