interrogator

[in-ter-uh-gey-ter]
noun
1.
a person who interrogates.
2.
Also called challenger. Radio. a transmitter that emits a signal to trigger a transponder.

Origin:
1745–55; < Late Latin interrogātor; see interrogate, -tor

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interrogator (ɪnˈtɛrəˌɡeɪtə)
 
n
1.  a person who interrogates
2.  a radio or radar transmitter used to send interrogating signals

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Example sentences
It is up to the interrogator to move the conversation back and forth to discern
  the truth.
They require a conscious act of decision on the part of their interrogator to
  gain meaning.
The interrogator gruffly ordered the candidate to sit down.
And eventually, during our conversation, he called himself an interrogator.
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