HyperDic: collector

English > 4 senses of the word collector:
NOUNperson collector, aggregatora person who collects things
person collector, gatherer, accumulatora person who is employed to collect payments (as for rent or taxes)
objectcollectora crater that has collected cosmic material hitting the earth
artifactcollectorthe electrode in a transistor through which a primary flow of carriers leaves the region between the electrodes
collector > pronunciation
Soundskahleh'kter; kleh'kter
Rhymesabductor ... zoster: 649 rhymes with ter...
English > collector: 4 senses > noun 1, person
MeaningA person who collects things.
Synonymaggregator
NarrowerarchivistA person in charge of collecting and cataloguing archives
conchologistA collector and student of mollusc shells
numismatist, numismatologist, coin collectorA collector and student of money (and coins in particular)
packratA collector of miscellaneous useless objects
philatelist, stamp collectorA collector and student of postage stamps
Broaderperson, individual, someone, somebody, mortal, soulA human being
Spanishcoleccionador, coleccionista
Catalancol·leccionador, col·leccionista
English > collector: 4 senses > noun 2, person
MeaningA person who is employed to collect payments (as for rent or taxes).
Synonymsgatherer, accumulator
Categorytax, taxation, revenue enhancementCharge against a citizen's person or property or activity for the support of government
InstancesGardner, Isabella Stewart GardnerUnited States collector and patron of art who built a museum in Boston to house her collection and opened it to the public in 1903 (1840-1924)
NarrowerconductorThe person who collects fares on a public conveyance
gleanersomeone who gathers something in small pieces (e.g. information) slowly and carefully
rent collectorA person who goes from house to house collecting rents for the owner
BroaderworkerA person who works at a specific occupation
Spanishcobrador
Verbscollectcall for and obtain payment of
English > collector: 4 senses > noun 3, object
MeaningA crater that has collected cosmic material hitting the earth.
BroadercraterA bowl-shaped depression formed by the impact of a meteorite or bomb
English > collector: 4 senses > noun 4, artifact
MeaningThe electrode in a transistor through which a primary flow of carriers leaves the region between the electrodes.
Part oftransistor, junction transistor, electronic transistorA semiconductor device capable of amplification
BroaderelectrodeA conductor used to make electrical contact with some part of a circuit

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