Definition of Exciter

1. n. One who, or that which, excites.



Definition of Exciter

1. Noun. A person who excites ¹

2. Noun. The electronic oscillator that generates the carrier signal for a transmitter ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Exciter

1. one that excites [n -S] - See also: excites

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Exciter

excitatory postsynaptic potential
excitatory postsynaptic potentials
excitatory synapse
excite
exciteable
exciteableness
excited
excited atom
excited catatonia
excited state
excited states
excitedly
exciteful
excitement
excitements
exciter (current term)
exciters
excites
excitin'
exciting
exciting cause
exciting electrode
exciting eye
excitingly
excitingness
excitive
excitives
excito-motion
excito-nutrient
excitoglandular

Literary usage of Exciter

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1. Science Abstracts by Institution of Electrical Engineers (1900)
"A special feature of this alternator is the compensating exciter used. The exciter is geared to the shaft of the alternator by a toothed wheel and pinion, ..."

2. The Electrical Engineer (1890)
"9 is a diagrammatic view of a separately excited alternating motor, with secondary cells for starting it by their action on the exciter ; p is the ordinary ..."

3. Storage Battery Engineering: A Practical Treatise for Engineers by Lamar Lyndon (1910)
"exciter No. 1 therefore has a variable voltage, its value at any instant being ... From the brushes of exciter No. 1 the current is carried to the field ..."

4. Transactions of the American Institute of Electrical Engineers by American Institute of Electrical Engineers (1902)
"The DC current is large, so that only a few turns are needed on the exciter. These may be easily threaded on by hand, if there is not already a series ..."

5. Convention by National Electric Light Association Convention, National Independent Meat Packers Association, University of Georgia College of Agriculture, University of Georgia Dept. of Food Science (1905)
"Should trouble appear with any one of the exciter units, it can be shut down ... In case the entire exciter load is carried by one unit, a breakdown of this ..."

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