Part of speech: noun

Elec. In telephone and telegraph systems, etc., a device for sending a message; opposed to receiver.

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Usage examples "transmitter":

  1. Hey, Paul- maybe you could get my folks down to the store to say hello to me on your transmitter. - "The Planet Strappers", Raymond Zinke Gallun.
  2. He was using the transmitter and receiver that were connected with the iron tube which he had connected to the two regular house lines. - "The Dream Doctor", Arthur B. Reeve.
  3. Or is it a more probable hypothesis that it was the result of an illusion of memory on the part of the original observer, if it professes to be the record of an eye- witness, or on the part of some intermediate transmitter, if it is the record of a tradition? - "Logic, Inductive and Deductive", William Minto.