|1.||commerce the person or organization on which a draft or bill of exchange is drawn after liability has been accepted, usually by signature|
|2.||electronics Compare donor Also called: acceptor impurity an impurity, such as gallium, added to a semiconductor material to increase its p-type conductivity by increasing the number of holes in the semiconductor|
|3.||electronics a circuit tuned to accept a particular frequency|
|4.||chem the atom or group that accepts electrons in a coordinate bond|
acceptor ac·cep·tor or ac·cept·er (āk-sěp'tər)
The reactant in an induced reaction that has an increased rate of reaction in the presence of the inductor.
The atom that contributes no electrons to a covalent bond.
|acceptor (āk-sěp'tər) Pronunciation Key