Repeater - definition, pronunciation, transcription

Amer.  |rɪˈpiːtər|  American pronunciation of the word repeater
Brit.  |rɪˈpiːtə|  British pronunciation of the word repeater

noun

- a person who repeats

the audience consisted largely of repeaters who had seen the movie many times

- someone who is repeatedly arrested for criminal behavior (especially for the same criminal behavior) (syn: recidivist)
- a firearm that can fire several rounds without reloading
- (electronics) electronic device that amplifies a signal before transmitting it again

repeaters can be used in computer networks to extend cabling distances

Examples

the audience consisted largely of repeaters who had seen the movie many times

repeaters can be used in computer networks to extend cabling distances

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