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repeater (n.)

"one who repeats or rehearses," in any sense, 1570s, agent noun from repeat (v.). As a type of watch, by 1725; as "a repeating firearm," from 1849; as "a frequent offender" from 1868. Also in U.S. history, "one who votes more than once in the same election" (1868).

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Definitions of repeater from WordNet

repeater (n.)
a person who repeats;
the audience consisted largely of repeaters who had seen the movie many times
repeater (n.)
someone who is repeatedly arrested for criminal behavior (especially for the same criminal behavior);
Synonyms: recidivist / habitual criminal
repeater (n.)
a firearm that can fire several rounds without reloading;
Synonyms: repeating firearm
repeater (n.)
(electronics) electronic device that amplifies a signal before transmitting it again;
repeaters can be used in computer networks to extend cabling distances
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