transceiver

Definitions

Computing

Electronics

  • A unit which combines a radio transmitter and a receiver in the same housing, usually sharing certain circuits and components.
  • A device which combines the functions of transmitter and a receiver. For example, that which enables a computer to both transmit and receive signals to and from a communications network.
  • A device which both transmits and receives, as opposed to just performing either function. For example, a two-way pager.
  • synonymtransmitter-receiver

Military

  • noun a combined radio receiver and transmitter
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