HyperDic: repeater

English > 4 senses of the word repeater:
NOUNperson repeatera person who repeats
person repeater, recidivist, habitual criminalsomeone who is repeatedly arrested for criminal behavior (especially for the same criminal behavior)
artifactrepeater, repeating firearma firearm that can fire several rounds without reloading
artifactrepeater(electronics) electronic device that amplifies a signal before transmitting it again
repeater > pronunciation
Soundsrihpiy'ter
Rhymesabductor ... zoster: 649 rhymes with ter...
English > repeater: 4 senses > noun 1, person
MeaningA person who repeats.
Example"the audience consisted largely of repeaters who had seen the movie many times"
Broaderperson, individual, someone, somebody, mortal, soulA human being
Verbsrepeatmake or do or perform again
repeatdo over
English > repeater: 4 senses > noun 2, person
Meaningsomeone who is repeatedly arrested for criminal behavior (especially for the same criminal behavior).
Synonymsrecidivist, habitual criminal
Broadercriminal, felon, crook, outlaw, malefactorsomeone who has committed a crime or has been legally convicted of a crime
Spanishdelincuente habitual, facineroso, habitual criminal
Catalandelinqüent habitual, facinerós, habitual criminal
Verbsrepeatmake or do or perform again
English > repeater: 4 senses > noun 3, artifact
MeaningA firearm that can fire several rounds without reloading.
Synonymrepeating firearm
NarrowerMausertrademark for a repeating rifle or pistol
Broaderfirearm, piece, small-armA portable gun
English > repeater: 4 senses > noun 4, artifact
Meaning(electronics) electronic device that amplifies a signal before transmitting it again.
Example"repeaters can be used in computer networks to extend cabling distances"
Categoryelectrical engineering, EEThe branch of engineering science that studies the uses of electricity and the equipment for power generation and distribution and the control of machines and communication
Broaderelectronic deviceA device that accomplishes its purpose electronically
Spanishrepetidor
Catalanrepetidor

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