getter

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noun get·ter \ˈge-tər\

Definition of getter

  1. 1 :  one that gets

  2. 2 :  a substance introduced into a vacuum tube or electric lamp to remove traces of gas

14th Century

First Known Use of getter

14th century


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getter

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noun get·ter \ˈge-tər\

Definition of getter for English Language Learners

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

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