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From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Dictionary 英漢字典

 col·lec·tor /kəˈlɛktɚ/

From: Taiwan MOE computer dictionary


From: Network Terminology

 集極 收集器

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Col·lect·or n.
 1. One who collects things which are separate; esp., one who makes a business or practice of collecting works of art, objects in natural history, etc.; as, a collector of coins.
    I digress into Soho to explore a bookstall. Methinks I have been thirty years a collector.   --Lamb.
 2. A compiler of books; one who collects scattered passages and puts them together in one book.
    Volumes without the collector's own reflections.   --Addison.
 3. Com. An officer appointed and commissioned to collect and receive customs, duties, taxes, or toll.
    A great part of this is now embezzled . . . by collectors, and other officers.   --Sir W. Temple.
 4. One authorized to collect debts.
 5. A bachelor of arts in Oxford, formerly appointed to superintend some scholastic proceedings in Lent.

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

      n 1: a person who collects things [syn: aggregator]
      2: a person who is employed to collect payments (as for rent or
         taxes) [syn: gatherer, accumulator]
      3: a crater that has collected cosmic material hitting the
      4: the electrode in a transistor through which a primary flow
         of carriers leaves the region between the electrodes