repeller

(redirected from repel)
Also found in: Dictionary, Thesaurus, Medical, Legal, Idioms, Wikipedia.

repeller

[ri′pel·ər]
(electronics)
An electrode whose primary function is to reverse the direction of an electron stream in an electron tube. Also known as reflector.
References in classic literature ?
Were nothing but resolution necessary to repel so accomplished a soldier as M.
Yes," continued his eminence; "under certain circumstances, with that strong and shrewd mind your majesty possesses, aided by your friends, you were able to repel the attacks of that adversary.
He endured the ecclesiastical authority of the Jewish Church, and would not repel its violence by any violence of his own.
His enticing suggestions I used to repel modestly by the assurance that it was extremely unlikely, as I had not enough experience.
See that you none of you turn in flight towards the ships, daunted by the shouting of the foe, but press forward and keep one another in heart, if it may so be that Olympian Jove the lord of lightning will vouchsafe us to repel our foes, and drive them back towards the city.
The Indian warriors, who had offered their services to repel the strangers, were present on this occasion.
On the few occasions when Giovanni had seemed tempted to overstep the limit, Beatrice grew so sad, so stern, and withal wore such a look of desolate separation, shuddering at itself, that not a spoken word was requisite to repel him.
To provide for calling forth the Militia to execute the Laws of the Union, suppress Insurrections and repel Invasions;
to remark that you was so good on that occasion as to repel and repudiate that declaration.
Then you had better prepare to repel princes when I'm gone.
or pleading room, in which to hold hearings, and to repel, at need, the King's people; and under the roof, an
To favor revolutions, overthrow everything, repel force by force?