Definition of emitter in English:

emitter

noun

  • 1A machine, device, etc., that emits something.

    • ‘To that end, researchers are focusing on creating new types of fluorophores that are not only more stable emitters, but also stronger emitters.’
    • ‘It consisted of a movable frame with embedded light emitters and detectors around its perimeter.’
    • ‘Since the goal in most developed countries is less carbon than is now emitted, emitters will have to cut back their emissions or buy the rights to emit from someone else.’
    • ‘Chains of long polymers are more efficient light emitters than small organic molecules’
    • ‘Placed along the ship's core were fifty self-repairing, mobile, energy beam emitters designed to melt ice and provide the water required by the thermonuclear reactors via the central core.’
    • ‘The rear and front surfaces of an object are covered with a material containing an array of photodetectors and light emitters respectively.’
    • ‘This means that neutron stars are formidable radiation emitters and particle accelerators.’
    • ‘These holographic emitters are for medical use only.’
    • ‘Because the LED's themselves are light emitters, it's possible to have incredible contrast ratios.’
    • ‘The light-emitting carbon nanotubes represent the first electrically controlled single-molecule light emitter ever constructed.’
    • ‘Some kind of unimaginable chemical reaction would take the natural sweat produced by us all and turn it into an emitter of light.’
    • ‘Enveloping his hands in purple light, the emitters hummed softly.’
    • ‘Electron-beam emitters could replace the energy-intensive ovens now used to bake paint dry while eliminating the need for polluting solvents.’
    • ‘There are very few classes of coherent emitters in the universe.’
    • ‘These emitters or probes broadcast energy to a series of detectors at known locations.’
    • ‘A detailed design of the necessary pumps, pipes, valves, and emitters must be developed by an irrigation professional.’
    • ‘Although telescopes could not resolve their forms, occultation observations indicated that they were small but extremely powerful emitters of light, hence the name quasar: it is short for quasi-stellar object.’
    • ‘A common emitter of negative beta particles is carbon-14, the radioactive isotope of carbon that is found in all living plants and animals.’
    • ‘Of course, there was also a gigantic turret on top of the tower itself, sporting missile launchers, sonic emitters, lasers, and the like.’
    1. 1.1Electronics A region in a bipolar transistor producing carriers of current.
      • ‘An ion balance sensor is located close to the ion emitters and outputs a voltage value.’
      • ‘Other possible uses for electron field emitters would include-flat panel displays and new kinds of light sources.’
      • ‘A buried N - base region is implanted in the substrate under the emitter region.’
      • ‘The current passes from the emitter to the collector through the base.’
      • ‘The first and second collector regions are spaced apart from the emitter.’
      • ‘The present invention maintains a thermal separation between an emitter and a collector through a fractional surface contact of decreasing cross-sectional area towards the point of contact.’
      • ‘The fiber-to-laser mounting of surface emitters is generally easier than that for edge-emitting diode lasers.’
      • ‘When the proper voltage is applied across the cathode and anode of the emitters, they release electrons toward a phosphor spot.’
      • ‘Industrial emissions can be monitored by placing the emitter and receiver opposite each other inside the chimney stack so that the light path crosses the internal diameter of the stack.’
      • ‘In these devices, the emitter and collector are both a p-type semiconductor material and the base is n-type.’

Pronunciation

emitter

/əˈmɪdər//əˈmidər/