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English noun: transmitter

1. transmitter (person) someone who transmits a message


SamplesReturn to sender.


Synonymssender


Broader (hypernym)communicator


Narrower (hyponym)spammer

2. transmitter (object) any agent (person or animal or microorganism) that carries and transmits a disease


SamplesMosquitos are vectors of malaria and yellow fever.
Fleas are vectors of the plague.
Aphids are transmitters of plant diseases.
When medical scientists talk about vectors they are usually talking about insects.


Synonymsvector


Broader (hypernym)agent


Narrower (hyponym)carrier, gene delivery vector, immune carrier, transducing vector


Domain categoryanimal, animate being, beast, brute, creature, fauna, micro-organism, microorganism

3. transmitter (artifact) set used to broadcast radio or tv signals


Synonymssender


Broader (hypernym)set


Narrower (hyponym)jammer, radio transmitter, satellite transmitter, television transmitter


Part holonymaerial, antenna, transmitting aerial









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