Emitter Definition

ēmitər, imitər
emitters
noun
One that emits; specif., a substance that emits particles.
A beta emitter.
Webster's New World
In some transistors, the region or layer of semiconductor material, acting as an electrode, that sends electric current to the base.
Webster's New World

(electronics) The name for one terminal of a bipolar transistor (BJT).

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Other Word Forms of Emitter

Noun

Singular:
emitter
Plural:
emitters

Origin of Emitter

  • emit + -er

    From Wiktionary

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