Definitions of collector
  1. noun
    a person who collects things
    synonyms: aggregator
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    a person in charge of collecting and cataloguing archives
    a collector and student of mollusc shells
    coin collector, numismatist, numismatologist
    a collector and student of money (and coins in particular)
    a collector of miscellaneous useless objects
    philatelist, stamp collector
    a collector and student of postage stamps
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    individual, mortal, person, somebody, someone, soul
    a human being
  2. noun
    a person who is employed to collect payments (as for rent or taxes)
    synonyms: accumulator, gatherer
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    Isabella Stewart Gardner
    United States collector and patron of art who built a museum in Boston to house her collection and opened it to the public in 1903 (1840-1924)
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    the person who collects fares on a public conveyance
    someone who gathers something in small pieces (e.g. information) slowly and carefully
    rent collector
    a person who goes from house to house collecting rents for the owner
    a woman conductor
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    a person who works at a specific occupation
  3. noun
    a crater that has collected cosmic material hitting the earth
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    a bowl-shaped depression formed by the impact of a meteorite or bomb
  4. noun
    the electrode in a transistor through which a primary flow of carriers leaves the region between the electrodes
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    a conductor used to make electrical contact with some part of a circuit
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