Definition of getter in English:


Line breaks: get¦ter
Pronunciation: /ˈɡɛtə


1 [in combination] A person or thing that gets a specified desirable thing: an attention-getter a vote-getter
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  • 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.
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  • Ar was cleaned with Zr-Ti getters.

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