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getter Syllabification: get·ter
Pronunciation: /ˈɡedər/

Definition of getter in English:


1 [usually in combination] A person or thing that gets a specified desirable thing: an attention-getter a vote-getter
More example sentences
  • The record-breaking knock saw him become the highest run getter for India.TI
  • And whoever got 15 or 20 and was the high vote getter would become the governor of California.
  • Jack finished that 1997 ride in sixth place and established himself as a regular top 10 place getter in the years following.
2 Electronics & Physics A substance used to remove residual gas from a vacuum tube, or impurities or defects from a semiconductor crystal.
Example sentences
  • Ar was cleaned with Zr-Ti getters.

Words that rhyme with getter

abetter, begetter, better, bettor, biretta, bruschetta, carburettor (US carburetor), debtor, feta, fetter, forgetter, go-getter, Greta, Henrietta, letter, Loretta, mantelletta, operetta, petter, Quetta, setter, sinfonietta, sweater, upsetter, Valletta, vendetta, whetter
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