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Definitions for transponder
trænˈspɒn dərtranspon·der

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. transponder(noun)

    electrical device designed to receive a specific signal and automatically transmit a specific reply


  1. transponder(Noun)

    a radio or radar transceiver that transmits some signal in response to receiving a predetermined signal


  1. Transponder

    In telecommunication, a transponder is one of two types of devices. In air navigation or radio frequency identification, a transponder is a device that emits an identifying signal in response to an interrogating received signal. In a communications satellite, a transponder gathers signals over a range of uplink frequencies and re-transmits them on a different set of downlink frequencies to receivers on Earth, often without changing the content of the received signal or signals. The term is a portmanteau for Transmitter-responder. It is variously abbreviated as XPDR, XPNDR, TPDR or TP).

Dictionary of Military and Associated Terms

  1. transponder

    A receiver-transmitter which will generate a reply signal, upon proper interrogation. See also responsor.

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of transponder in Chaldean Numerology is: 1

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of transponder in Pythagorean Numerology is: 9

Examples of transponder in a Sentence

  1. Michelle Wiese Bockmann:

    Any tanker with Iranian crude follows a similar pattern of behavior : they do that by turning off their AIS transponder, turning it on and off in order to circumvent being tracked, they have deliberately taken measures to circumvent identifying the ship's destination, location and cargo origin.

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