When a single-shot rifle is not used, the American usually takes a repeater, the Englishman a double-barrel.
When, then, his repeater had told him the hour, Aaron turned and addressed his brother.
The repeater was a very delicate instrument and had to be handled by a skilled operator.
He touched the spring of his repeater, to correct this most preposterous clock.
No repeater is successful unless it is free from this reactive interference.
I struck my repeater, and this seemed to astound her greatly.
He absently pressed his repeater, it tingled out the half-hour.
Then Oliver took out his watch, which was a repeater, and struck it.
By the repeater which Joe consults it is now a quarter of ten.
It would have been as likely to have happened to my repeater, if I had kept it at home.
A network or communications device which propagates electrical signals from one cable to another, amplifying them to restore them to full strength in the process. Repeaters are used to counter the attenuation which occurs when signals travel long distances (e.g. across an ocean).
A network repeater is less intelligent than a bridge, gateway or router since it works at the physical layer.