- collector electrode,
- collector's item,
Origin of collector
Examples from the Web for collector
He was an on-and-off drug addict and sometimes a criminal; he was a collector of switchblades and vintage Disney T-shirts.‘All Good Cretins Go to Heaven’: Dee Dee Ramone’s Twisted Punk Paintings|Melissa Leon|December 15, 2014|DAILY BEAST
His friend has dropped hat and cane in shock but the drawing shows stuff that an Americana collector nowadays would kill for.
“I never really was the type of collector who had to go out every weekend looking,” Dodge says.Pryor Dodge's Two-Wheeled Obsession Is Now a Museum of Bike History|Anthony Haden-Guest|September 15, 2014|DAILY BEAST
We all know this person: the collector of vintage guitars who rarely plays, the home cook with more pots than recipes.
Fifty years have passed since John Fowles published The Collector, but the novel has not aged.How to Understand the Criminal Mind By Reading This Novel|Casey N. Cep|December 6, 2013|DAILY BEAST
The position of collector of pleasures from every possible source?De Officiis|Marcus Tullius Cicero
Here one version comes to a sudden end, and the collector who transcribed it, asked: "What?"A Survey of Russian Literature, with Selections|Isabel Florence Hapgood
He was an ardent botanist, a collector of insects and molluscs, and one of the pioneers in the anatomy of birds.Thomas Henry Huxley; A Sketch Of His Life And Work|P. Chalmers Mitchell
A collector who came here with a proper equipment could not fail to make a large collection of moths.Mount Everest the Reconnaissance, 1921|Charles Kenneth Howard-Bury
The rooms of the collector at Shabatz still smacked of the vicinity to Austria; but here we were with the natives.Servia, Youngest Member of the European Family|Andrew Archibald Paton
late 14c., "gatherer of taxes, etc.," from Anglo-French collectour "collector" (of money or taxes; Old French collector, Modern French collecteur), from Late Latin collector, agent noun from colligere (see collect). Fem. form collectress is attested from 1825.