repeater

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noun re·peat·er \ri-ˈpē-tər\

Definition of repeater

  1. :  one that repeats: such asa :  one who relates or recitesb :  a watch or clock with a striking mechanism that upon pressure of a spring will indicate the time in hours or quarters and sometimes minutesc :  a firearm having a magazine that holds a number of cartridges loaded one at a time into the chamber by the action of the pieced :  a habitual violator of the lawse :  one who votes illegally by casting more than one ballot in an electionf :  a student enrolled in a class or course for a second or subsequent timeg :  a device for receiving communication signals and delivering corresponding amplified ones

1598

First Known Use of repeater

1598


REPEATER Defined for English Language Learners

repeater

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noun re·peat·er \ri-ˈpē-tər\

Definition of repeater for English Language Learners

  • : a gun that fires several times without needing to be reloaded


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