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transponder also: transpondor
American English: /ˌtrænˈspɑndər/
British English: /tranˈspɒndə/
, /trɑːn-/

Translation of transponder in Spanish:

noun

  • Example sentences
    • The line includes power supplies, transmitters, optical amplifiers, digital transponders, return-path receivers, fiber-node platforms and Ethernet access devices.
    • The transponder transmits this coded signal using the tuned circuit.
    • They captured these recruits as they left the hive, attached a radar transponder to them and then tracked their flight paths using harmonic radar.

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