What does collector mean?

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kəˈlɛk tərcol·lec·tor

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. collector, aggregator(noun)

    a person who collects things

  2. collector, gatherer, accumulator(noun)

    a person who is employed to collect payments (as for rent or taxes)

  3. collector(noun)

    a crater that has collected cosmic material hitting the earth

  4. collector(noun)

    the electrode in a transistor through which a primary flow of carriers leaves the region between the electrodes

Wiktionary

  1. collector(Noun)

    A person or thing which collects, or which creates or manages a collection.

    Etymology: English collect< Middle English collecten< colligere ("to gather together", past participle collectus)< com- (together) + legare (to choose)< leg- (Watkins, 1969)

  2. collector(Noun)

    A person who is employed to collect payments.

    She works for the government as a tax collector.

    Etymology: English collect< Middle English collecten< colligere ("to gather together", past participle collectus)< com- (together) + legare (to choose)< leg- (Watkins, 1969)

  3. collector(Noun)

    The amplified terminal on a bipolar junction transistor.

    Etymology: English collect< Middle English collecten< colligere ("to gather together", past participle collectus)< com- (together) + legare (to choose)< leg- (Watkins, 1969)

Webster Dictionary

  1. Collector(noun)

    one who collects things which are separate; esp., one who makes a business or practice of collecting works of art, objects in natural history, etc.; as, a collector of coins

    Etymology: [LL. collector one who collects: cf. F. collecteur.]

  2. Collector(noun)

    a compiler of books; one who collects scattered passages and puts them together in one book

    Etymology: [LL. collector one who collects: cf. F. collecteur.]

  3. Collector(noun)

    an officer appointed and commissioned to collect and receive customs, duties, taxes, or toll

    Etymology: [LL. collector one who collects: cf. F. collecteur.]

  4. Collector(noun)

    one authorized to collect debts

    Etymology: [LL. collector one who collects: cf. F. collecteur.]

  5. Collector(noun)

    a bachelor of arts in Oxford, formerly appointed to superintend some scholastic proceedings in Lent

    Etymology: [LL. collector one who collects: cf. F. collecteur.]

Freebase

  1. Collector

    The Collector is a fictional character in Marvel Comics.

The Standard Electrical Dictionary

  1. Collector

    (a) A name for the brush, q. v., in mechanical electric generators, such as dynamos, a pair of which collectors or brushes press on the commutator or collecting rings, and take off the current. (b) The pointed connections leading to the prime conductor on a static machine for collecting the electricity; often called combs. The points of the combs or collectors face the statically charged rotating glass plate or cylinder of the machine.

The Foolish Dictionary, by Gideon Wurdz

  1. COLLECTOR

    A man whom few care to see but many ask to call again.

Editors Contribution

  1. collector

    A type of product created and designed in various colors, materials, mechanisms, shapes, sizes and styles.

    The water collector was attached to the gutter to collect the water.

    Submitted by MaryC on March 7, 2020  
  2. collector

    A type of product to collect.

    The water collector was attached to the duct to collect the water.

    Submitted by MaryC on March 7, 2020  

British National Corpus

  1. Nouns Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'collector' in Nouns Frequency: #1975

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of collector in Chaldean Numerology is: 1

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of collector in Pythagorean Numerology is: 4

Examples of collector in a Sentence

  1. Van Eaton:

    We have a very passionate collector who doesn't just want to list items: he wants to share them with everyone, so we had to keep that in mind when we built this exhibition -- make it user-friendly.

  2. Mortimer Caplin:

    There is one difference between a tax collector and a taxidermist- the taxidermist leaves the hide.

  3. Simon Sproule:

    There is a space to have a private tasting room, a sculpture garden, or gallery for art in Martin Galleries and Lairs homes, but no one had really explored the idea of a car collector being able to display Martin Galleries and Lairs cars in a space that is designed just for that purpose.

  4. Rodrigo Duterte:

    Remember that there is a division between church and state. You can criticize anything at all— from the garbage collector to generals and even to vice president and senator, but never, never use the name of God as a front to attack government because that is not the proper way to do it. There is a separation of state and church. Do not use God to attack me. That is not proper and I’m sure that is not what God wants.

  5. Monika Kiss-Stefan:

    The Buddha statue belongs to a Dutch private collector and when he bought it, he had no idea what it was hiding inside.

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