emitter emitter  /ɪ ˈmɪ tər/

Definition(s):

  • (n) the electrode in a transistor where electrons originate

Usage(s):

  1. The building will also generate much of its own electricity from natural gas, a less potent carbon emitter than coal.
  2. Fine, but the emergence of China, already the world's biggest carbon emitter, and to a lesser extent India, has complicated that equation.
  3. Why the world's biggest emitter of greenhouse gases is not a lost cause.

News

  1. Larson Electronics Announces Release of 9 Watt LED Light with Adjustable Magnetic Mount

    Larson Electronics has announced the release of a powerful LED work light designed to provide versatile mounting and high adjustability for applications where precise placement and hands free operation is important. The LED40W-GNM LED High Output LED Light Emitter can illuminate as much area as a halogen work lamp, but also features a magnetic mounting base and double gooseneck with 20 inch long ...
    on June 17, 2013     Source: PRWeb

  2. Retroreflective Light Array supports lean manufacturing.

    Designed with retroreflective technology, PVL Parts Verification Array provides quality visibility and 2 ms response time to help streamline pick-to-light and conveying processes for factory and warehouse applications. Array features opto-mechanical alignment with bright red emitter beams spaced 70 mm apart. To ensure effective light-guided assembly in diverse applications, PVL is available in 8 ...
    on June 13, 2013     Source: ThomasNet

  3. China's 'Clean Your Plate Campaign' seeing progress in reducing food waste

    Editor's note: This is the latest installment of The World's What's for Lunch project.   Agriculture is the third-largest emitter of global greenhouse gas pollution. Yet roughly one-third of what we grow is never eaten. Cutting down on waste is a challenge in China, where ordering more than you can eat is seen as a status symbol among the newly wealthy. But a new grassroots “Clean Your Plate ...
    on June 11, 2013     Source: PRI Public Radio International

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Quotes

  1. "Countries like China, just to give an example, which will next year be the largest emitter in the world, can't be excluded just because it's technically a developing country," Gore said. "When you look at the absolute amount of CO2 each year...
    on Aug 7, 2007 By: Al Gore Source: USA Today

  2. "I want to stress that the United States takes climate change very seriously, for we are both a major economy and a major emitter," US Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice said at the start of the conference. "Climate change is a global...
    on Sep 28, 2007 By: Condoleezza Rice Source: Melbourne Herald Sun

  3. South Africa's Environmental Affairs Minister Marthinus van Schalkwyk described the report as "a wake-up call to the world's largest emitter, the United States."
    on Feb 2, 2007 By: Marthinus van Schalkwyk Source: CBS News

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