Synonyms/Hypernyms (Ordered by Estimated Frequency) of noun transmitter

3 senses of transmitter

Sense 1
sender, transmitter -- (someone who transmits a message; "return to sender")
       => communicator -- (a person who communicates with others)

Sense 2
vector, transmitter -- (any agent (person or animal or microorganism) that carries and transmits a disease; "mosquitos 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")
       => agent -- (an active and efficient cause; capable of producing a certain effect; "their research uncovered new disease agents")

Sense 3
transmitter, sender -- (set used to broadcast radio or tv signals)
       => set -- (any electronic equipment that receives or transmits radio or tv signals; "the early sets ran on storage batteries")

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