transceiver

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noun trans·ceiv·er \tran(t)-ˈsē-vər\

Definition of transceiver

  1. :  a radio transmitter-receiver that uses many of the same components for both transmission and reception

Origin and Etymology of transceiver

transmitter + receiver


First Known Use: 1934


TRANSCEIVER Defined for English Language Learners

transceiver

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noun trans·ceiv·er \tran(t)-ˈsē-vər\

Definition of transceiver for English Language Learners

  • : a radio that can send and receive messages

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capable of being understood in two ways

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