or re·spons·er

[ ri-spon-ser ]
/ rɪˈspɒn sər /

noun Electronics.

the portion of an interrogator-responsor that receives and interprets the signals from a transponder.


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Origin of responsor

First recorded in 1940–45; response + -or2 Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2020