Tikibu: pronunciation dictionary with use examples

Word: repeater
IPA transcription: [ɹɪp'itɚ]
noun meaning of the word
  • Synonyms: repeater
    Meaning: (electronics) electronic device that amplifies a signal before transmitting it again; "repeaters can be used in computer networks to extend cabling distances"
  • Synonyms: repeating_firearm, repeater
    Meaning: a firearm that can fire several rounds without reloading
  • Synonyms: recidivist, repeater, habitual_criminal
    Meaning: someone who is repeatedly arrested for criminal behavior (especially for the same criminal behavior)
  • Synonyms: repeater
    Meaning: a person who repeats; "the audience consisted largely of repeaters who had seen the movie many times"
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