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ri pee ter

  • n  a person who repeats
    the audience consisted largely of repeaters who had seen the movie many times
  • n  someone who is repeatedly arrested for criminal behavior (especially for the same criminal behavior)
  • n  a firearm that can fire several rounds without reloading
  • n  (electronics) electronic device that amplifies a signal before transmitting it again
    repeaters can be used in computer networks to extend cabling distances

  • In 1850's New York, party chieftain Boss Tweed used "floaters" to vote at several polling places across the city, "repeaters" to visit the same polling place more than once, and .
  • A domsat replaces repeaters and most other relaying devices.
  • Chicago police call them "wanderers," "walkers" or "repeaters.
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  • John Bitove in Canada NewsWire (press release)
    I would like to thank Stephen for his contributions during our major milestones including the licensing, creation of our programming lineup, launch of our service, development of our studios, build-out of our repeater network and our launch,...
  • Karl Lehenbauer in Wired News
    It could be great as a super-fast optical repeater that regenerates a signal over long distances,Lehenbauer said.
  • Wen Tong in InfoWorld
    It is an intelligent digital repeater to help packets multi-hop,Wen told me.

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