transceiver

[ tran-see-ver ]
/ trænˈsi vər /

noun Radio.

a transmitter and receiver combined in one unit.

Origin of transceiver

First recorded in 1935–40; trans(mitter) + (re)ceiver
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transceiver

/ (trænˈsiːvə) /

noun

a device which transmits and receives radio or electronic signals

Word Origin for transceiver

C20: from trans (mitter) + (re) ceiver
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Word Origin and History for transceiver

transceiver


n.

1934, from a merger of transmitter + receiver.

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