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English noun: transmitter

1. transmitter (person) someone who transmits a message

SamplesReturn to sender.


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.


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


Broader (hypernym)set

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

Part holonymaerial, antenna, transmitting aerial

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