exciter

noun ex·cit·er \ ik-ˈsī-tər \

Definition of exciter

1 : one that excites
2 a : a generator or battery that supplies the electric current used to produce the magnetic field in another generator or motor
b : an electrical oscillator that generates the carrier frequency (as for a radio transmitter)

Examples of exciter in a Sentence

  1. many of the exciters of the so-called “tax revolt” were actually campaign workers for one of the gubernatorial candidates

First Known Use of exciter

14th century

in the meaning defined at sense 1

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