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transponder

noun [C] uk   /trænˈspɒn.dər/  us   /-ˈspɑːn.dɚ/ specialized
an electronic device that gives out a radio signal when it receives a similar signal telling it to: Aircraft are required by law to carry transponders, so that they can be identified.
Translations of “transponder”
in Chinese (Traditional) (發射機)應答器,轉發器…
in Chinese (Simplified) (发射机)应答器…
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