What does promoter mean?

Definitions for promoter
prəˈmoʊ tərpro·mot·er

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. promoter, booster, pluggernoun

    someone who is an active supporter and advocate

  2. showman, promoter, impresarionoun

    a sponsor who books and stages public entertainments

GCIDE

  1. Promoternoun

    (Genetics) The region of a DNA molecule to which RNA polymerase binds to initiate the process of transcription, i.e. the synthesis of RNA whose sequence is determined by the sequence of the DNA adjacent to the promoter site; also, the sequence of bases in the DNA at such a promoter site.

  2. Promoternoun

    (Chem.) A substance that increases the activity of a catalyst, when present in small quantity in the reaction mixture.

Wiktionary

  1. promoternoun

    One who promotes, particularly with respect to entertainment events or goods.

  2. promoternoun

    The section of DNA that controls the initiation of RNA transcription as a product of a gene.

  3. promoternoun

    An accelerator of catalysis, though not itself a catalyst.

Samuel Johnson's Dictionary

  1. Promoternoun

    Etymology: promoteur, Fr. from promote.

    Knowledge hath received little improvement from the endeavours of many pretending promoters. Joseph Glanvill.

    Our Saviour makes this return, fit to be engraven in the hearts of all promoters of charity; verily, I say unto you, inasmuch as you have done it unto one of the least of these my brethren, ye have done it unto me. Francis Atterbury.

    His eies be promoters, some trespass to spie. Thomas Tusser.

    Informers and promoters oppress and ruin the estates of many of his best subjects. William Drummond.

ChatGPT

  1. promoter

    A promoter is a region of DNA that initiates transcription of a particular gene. It is located upstream of the transcription start site and is essential for the regulation of gene expression. Promoters can be utilized by cells to control when and where specific genes are activated. Additionally, in a business context, a promoter can refer to a person who advocates for or helps to publicize a specified endeavor such as a sports event or a new product launch.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Promoternoun

    one who, or that which, forwards, advances, or promotes; an encourager; as, a promoter of charity or philosophy

  2. Promoternoun

    specifically, one who sets on foot, and takes the preliminary steps in, a scheme for the organization of a corporation, a joint-stock company, or the like

  3. Promoternoun

    one who excites; as, a promoter of sedition

  4. Promoternoun

    an informer; a makebate

Wikidata

  1. Promoter

    In genetics, a promoter is a region of DNA that initiates transcription of a particular gene. Promoters are located near the genes they transcribe, on the same strand and upstream on the DNA. Promoters can be about 100–1000 base pairs long.

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British National Corpus

  1. Nouns Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'promoter' in Nouns Frequency: #2581

Anagrams for promoter »

  1. Portmore

  2. premotor

  3. protomer

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of promoter in Chaldean Numerology is: 3

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of promoter in Pythagorean Numerology is: 3

Examples of promoter in a Sentence

  1. Houston Fire Chief Samuel Peña:

    If the lights would have been turned on --( if) the promoter or the artist called for that -- Live Nation would have chilled the crowd, and who knows ? Who knows what the outcome would have been ? But everybody in that venue, starting from the artist on down, has a responsibility for public safety.

  2. Harold Taylor:

    A student is not a professional athlete. ... He is not a little politician or junior senator looking for angles ... an amateur promoter, a glad-hander, embryo Rotarian, caf-society leader, quiz kid or man about town. A student is a person who is learning to fulfill his powers and to find ways of using them in the service of mankind.

  3. Bernie Ecclestone:

    I am a huge Lewis fan because he is a super promoter of the sport.

  4. Houston Fire Chief Samuel Peña:

    If the lights would have been turned on --( if) the promoter or artist called for tha t -- it would have chilled the crowd, and who knows ? Who knows what the outcome would have been ? But everybody in that venue, starting from the artist on down, has a responsibility for public safety.

  5. Gary Bongiovanni:

    It's a dance that the promoter does with the venue and with Cosby himself.

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