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 for transmitter
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Transmitter \Trans*mit"ter\, n.
     One who, or that which, transmits; specifically, that portion
     of a telegraphic or telephonic instrument by means of which a
     message is sent; -- opposed to receiver.
     [1913 Webster]

From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  electronic device \electronic device\ n.
     a device depending on the principles of electronics and using
     the manipulation of electron flow for its operation.
     Note: Numerous electronic devices are in daily use, among
           them the television, radio, computer, robot,
           transmitter, receiver, VCR, CD player, etc.

From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) :

      n 1: someone who transmits a message; "return to sender" [syn:
           sender, transmitter]
      2: 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"
         [syn: vector, transmitter]
      3: set used to broadcast radio or tv signals [syn:
         transmitter, sender]

From Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0 :

  67 Moby Thesaurus words for "transmitter":
     AM transmitter, FM transmitter, RT transmitter, TelAutography,
     Teletype, Teletype network, Teletyping, amateur transmitter,
     beacon, call box, closed-circuit telegraphy, code, coin telephone,
     desk telephone, dial telephone, duplex telegraphy, electricity,
     extension, facsimile telegraph, fan marker, interrupter, key,
     microphone, mouthpiece, multiplex telegraphy, news ticker,
     pay station, phone, public telephone, push-button telephone,
     quadruplex telegraphy, radiator, radio beacon, radio range beacon,
     radio transmitter, radiomicrophone, radiosonde,
     railroad telegraphy, receiver, sender, simplex telegraphy,
     single-current telegraphy, sounder, stock ticker,
     submarine telegraphy, telegraphics, telegraphy, telephone,
     telephone booth, telephone engineering, telephone extension,
     telephone mechanics, telephone receiver, telephonics, telephony,
     teleprinter, teletypewriter, teletypewriting, televisor, telex,
     ticker, transceiver, typotelegraph, typotelegraphy,
     video transmitter, wall telephone, wire service

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