retransmitter

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

re- +‎ transmitter

Noun[edit]

retransmitter (plural retransmitters)

  1. Any device that retransmits a signal.
    • 2007, Joseph D. Straubhaar, World Television: From Global to Local
      For example, much of the population in many rural areas gets television by satellite dishes hooked to local retransmitters, not even affiliate stations, just literal retransmitters.