[ ih-mit-er ]
/ ɪˈmɪt ər /
a person or thing that emits.
Electronics. an electrode on a transistor from which a flow of electrons or holes enters the region between the electrodes.
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British Dictionary definitions for emitter
/ (ɪˈmɪtə) /
a person or thing that emits
a radioactive substance that emits radiationa beta emitter
the region in a transistor in which the charge-carrying holes or electrons originate
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