repeater

A clock or watch with a striking mechanism activated at will, which tells the user the time without his actually having to look at the timepiece. Repeating devices were introduced by British clock-makers in the 168os and are still being made today. The mechanism is activated by a cord or lever to sound (or 'repeat') the last hour, quarter hour and …...

Repeater

In a fibre system, an opto-electronic device or module that receives an optical signal, converts it to electrical form, amplifies it (or in the case of a digital signal, reshapes, retimes or otherwise reconstructs it and retransmits it in optical fibre).

repeater

[n] - a person who repeats 2. [n] - (electrical engineering) electronic device that amplifies a signal before transmitting it again
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Repeater

A device used to extend cabling distances, or the range of a wireless device, by regenerating signals. Signal regeneration typically involves receiving, re-shaping, re-timing and re-transmitting the signal.
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Repeater

A clock or watch that chimes the last completed hour (and often the quarter-hours as well) when a plunger or slider is operated.   The necessary mechanism is usually housed between the dial and the front plate, so that it adds very little to the bulk of the watch;  this compactness is possible becau
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Repeater

(NETWORK GLOSSARY) A device that regenerates and propagates electrical signals between two network segments.
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Repeater

A network device that regenerates the signal to increase a cabling run.
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Repeater

Re·peat'er noun One who, or that which, repeats. Specifically: (a) A watch with a striking apparatus which, upon pressure of a spring, will indicate the time, usually in hours and quarters. (b) A repeating firearm. (c) (Teleg.) An instrument for resending a telegraphic me...
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repeater

noun a person who repeats; `the audience consisted largely of repeaters who had seen the movie many times`
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repeater

noun someone who is repeatedly arrested for criminal behavior (especially for the same criminal behavior)
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Repeater

• (n.) An instrument for resending a telegraphic message automatically at an intermediate point. • (n.) A watch with a striking apparatus which, upon pressure of a spring, will indicate the time, usually in hours and quarters. • (n.) See Circulating decimal, under Decimal. • (n.) A person who votes more than once at an election....
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repeater

(from the article `satellite communication`) Satellites provide communications links via microwave radio, most commonly in the superhigh-frequency band of 3 to 30 gigahertz (3 billion to 30 ... A telecommunications satellite is a sophisticated space-based cluster of radio repeaters, called transponders, that link terrestrial radio ... ...
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Repeater

A module which receives information from a link and retransmitts it to points further downstream.
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repeater

an equipment, essentially including one or more amplifiers and/or regenerators and associated devices, inserted at a point in a transmission medium NOTE - A repeater may operate in one or both directions of transmission.
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repeater

in a local area network, a device that regenerates signals in order to extend the range of transmission between data stations or to interconnect two branches
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repeater

a contact, lamp or equipment used for remote indication of the position of equipment
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repeater

a device giving a remote indication of the state or the position of a pair of points, a signal, etc.
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repeater

In satellite terminology, an instrument that receives and retransmits signals anytime a satellite is close enough to be in contact with a ground station.
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repeater

a pocket watch which was capable of chiming on the hour or quarter hour, this made it easier to tell the time in the dark. Scrooge has one in A Christmas Carol which he checks when the first spirit is due.
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Repeater

[horology] A repeater is a complication in a mechanical watch or clock that audibly chimes the hours and often minutes at the press of a button. There are many types of repeater, from the simple repeater which merely strikes the number of hours, to the minute repeater which chimes the time down to the minute, using separate tones for hours,...
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Repeater

In telecommunications, a repeater is an electronic device that receives a signal and retransmits it at a higher level or higher power, or onto the other side of an obstruction, so that the signal can cover longer distances. A broadcast relay station performs an analogous role in broadcast radio and television. ==Definition== The term `repeater` .....
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Repeater

Device that receives a radio signal, amplifies it and retransmits it in a new direction. Used in wir
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Repeater

A device that receives weak incoming signals, boosts the signal and then retransmits the signal. Its
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Repeater

A Physical Layer device which restores, amplifies, re-clocks or otherwise improves a network signal that it receives on one of its ports and transmits the improved signal without buffering or interpreting it.
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Repeater

Used on a network to regenerate signals to be sent over long distances or tie computers together on a network.
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