Definitions

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  • noun That which emits something.
  • noun electronics The name for one terminal of a bipolar transistor (BJT).

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • noun the electrode in a transistor where electrons originate

Etymologies

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to emit + -er

Examples

  • Although transportation, industry, and energy producers are obviously major fossil fuel users and greenhouse gas polluters, not enough people understand that the worst U.S. and global greenhouse gas emitter is "Food Incorporated," transnational industrial food and farming, of which Monsanto and GMOs constitute a major part.

    Ronnie Cummins: Industrial Agriculture and Human Survival: The Road Beyond 10/10/10

  • Although transportation, industry, and energy producers are obviously major fossil fuel users and greenhouse gas polluters, not enough people understand that the worst U.S. and global greenhouse gas emitter is "Food Incorporated," transnational industrial food and farming, of which Monsanto and GMOs constitute a major part.

    Ronnie Cummins: Industrial Agriculture and Human Survival: The Road Beyond 10/10/10

  • Although transportation, industry, and energy producers are obviously major fossil fuel users and greenhouse gas polluters, not enough people understand that the worst U.S. and global greenhouse gas emitter is "Food Incorporated," transnational industrial food and farming, of which Monsanto and GMOs constitute a major part.

    Ronnie Cummins: Industrial Agriculture and Human Survival: The Road Beyond 10/10/10

  • Although transportation, industry, and energy producers are obviously major fossil fuel users and greenhouse gas polluters, not enough people understand that the worst U.S. and global greenhouse gas emitter is "Food Incorporated," transnational industrial food and farming, of which Monsanto and GMOs constitute a major part.

    Ronnie Cummins: Industrial Agriculture and Human Survival: The Road Beyond 10/10/10

  • Another tiny emitter is embedded in an airtight void within a Spalding "Infusion" basketball.

    - Boing Boing

  • Médipréma has also developed an innovative glass ceramic emitter, which is integrated into its Fabie radiant and resuscitation tables.

    AMEinfo.com Latest News

  • You just need a 3D infrared emitter, which is the same technology used in remote controls, some circuitry and some changes in (software) programming.

    The Orange County Register - News Headlines : Top Stories

  • Tokyo, Fujitsu, and NEC, and represents a milestone in quantum key distribution because it combines a single-photon emitter, which is ideal for optical transmission bands, with a prototype of a practical quantum cryptography system.

    Fareastgizmos.com

  • Médipréma has also developed an innovative glass ceramic emitter, which is integrated into its Fabie radiant and resuscitation tables.

    AMEinfo.com Latest News

  • On the front of the emitter is the power button, illuminated by a backlit green LED.

    Original Signal - Transmitting Gadgets

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