The transmitter turns the iPod into an individual radio station, with a broadcast radius of a few feet.
The part spoken to is called the transmitter, and the part which gives sound out again is called the receiver.
Mr. Tainter saw me disappear from the window, and at once spoke to the transmitter.
With dragging feet he walked to the transmitter, his expression grim in the realization of failure.
He took the receiver from its hook and spoke into the transmitter.
His mind is after all rather the recipient and transmitter of knowledge, than the originator of it.
He switched off the transmitter for a moment and faced Chet.
An example of the single-contact type is the Blake transmitter, long familiar in America.
"Let me get to him——," growled Coast, pushing close to the transmitter.
Also, if distinction were impossible, even with one transmitter in action its message might go to undesired stations.
A device that converts sound, light, or electrical signals into radio, microwave, or other electrical signals of sufficient strength for the purpose of telecommunication. Compare receiver.