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communicator

[kuh-myoo-ni-key-ter] /kəˈmyu nɪˌkeɪ tər/
noun
1.
a person who communicates, especially one skilled at conveying information, ideas, or policy to the public.
2.
a person in the business of communications, as television or magazine publishing.
Origin of communicator
1655-1665
1655-65; < Late Latin commūnicātor; see communicate, -tor
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  • Any attempt to use the communicator to call home would have blown his ship to atoms.

    Anything You Can Do ... Gordon Randall Garrett
  • But he settled down with the communicator to make the attempt.

    Pariah Planet Murray Leinster
  • The device Graham was working on was described as a communicator which operated by direct mind-to-mind transfer.

    Final Weapon Everett B. Cole
  • He located the communicator controls, and picked up the microphone.

    The Players Everett B. Cole
  • Whether the communicator is a good visualizer or not may affect the communications to a great extent.

  • The communicator on the Gern officer's belt spoke with metallic authority.

    Space Prison Tom Godwin
Word Origin and History for communicator
n.

1660s, from Latin communicator, agent noun from communicare (see communication).

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