getter

noun get·ter \ ˈge-tər \
Updated on: 12 Dec 2017

Definition of getter

1 : one that gets
2 : a substance introduced into a vacuum tube or electric lamp to remove traces of gas

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First Known Use of getter

14th century


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getter

noun

Definition of getter for English Language Learners

  • : someone or something that receives, gets, or is given something


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