repeater

Definition from Wiktionary, the free dictionary
Jump to: navigation, search

English[edit]

Wikipedia has articles on:

Wikipedia

Etymology[edit]

repeat +‎ -er

Noun[edit]

Wikipedia

repeater (plural repeaters)

  1. (electronics) An electronic device that receives a weak or low-level signal and retransmits it at a higher level or higher power.
  2. (firearms) A gun that has a store of cartridges and does not need reloading after each shot.
  3. In ufology and similar studies, a person who regularly sees unexplained sightings of paranormal phenomena.
    Note – this term is more commonly used by skeptics of the paranormal, and implies that the witness lacks credibility.
  4. A watch with a striking apparatus which, upon pressure of a spring, will indicate the time, usually in hours and quarters.
  5. (US) One who votes more than once at an election.
  6. A repeating decimal.
  7. (nautical) A pennant used to indicate that a certain flag in a hoist of signal is duplicated.
    (Can we find and add a quotation of Ham. Nav. Encyc to this entry?)

Translations[edit]

Anagrams[edit]