Collector

  • 1 Collector — Collector(s) may refer to: In popular culture: Collecting, a type of hobby Collector (comics), a fictional character in the Marvel Comics universe Collector (film), a 2011 Indian Malayalam film Collectors (Mass Effect), a fictional insectoid race …

    Wikipedia

  • 2 collector — col‧lec‧tor [kəˈlektə ǁ ər] noun [countable] 1. someone whose job is to collect something, for example taxes or debts: • a wave of strikes by tax collectors • When Tina fell behind on her credit card bill, debt collectors bombarded her employer… …

    Financial and business terms

  • 3 Collector — Col*lect or, n. [LL. collector one who collects: cf. F. collecteur.] 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 …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 4 Collector — se dit d un objet de consommation courante qui, pour des raisons de mode, de culte urbain, de tendance, de consommation ostentatoire voire de superstition ou de fanatisme, devient un objet de collection et parfois d adoration. À l origine, ce mot …

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  • 5 collector — late 14c., gatherer of taxes, etc., from Anglo Fr. collectour collector (of money or taxes; O.Fr. collector, Mod.Fr. collecteur), from L.L. collector, agent noun from colligere (see COLLECT (Cf. collect)). Fem. form collectress is attested from… …

    Etymology dictionary

  • 6 Collector — bezeichnet: einen Anschluss des Bipolartransistors Romans von John Fowles, siehe Der Sammler Siehe auch Kollektor The Collector 28px Diese Seite ist eine Begriffsklärung zur Unterscheidung mehrerer mit demselben Wort bezeichneter Begriffe …

    Deutsch Wikipedia

  • 7 collector — ● collector nom masculin (de l anglais collector s item, pièce de collection) Objet recherché par les collectionneurs pour son originalité ou sa rareté …

    Encyclopédie Universelle

  • 8 collector — [kə lek′tər] n. [ME collectour < ML collector] a person or thing that collects; specif., a) a person whose work is collecting taxes, overdue bills, etc. b) a person who collects stamps, books, etc. as a hobby c) in some transistors, the region …

    English World dictionary

  • 9 Collector — (lat.), 1) so v. w. Sammler; 2) ein Theil des Elektricitätscondensators, s. u. Elektricitätssammler. C. der Wärme, so v. w. Wärmesammler …

    Pierer's Universal-Lexikon

  • 10 Collector — Collector, Instrument von Cavallo erfunden, dient zur Verstärkung der Elekrizität …

    Herders Conversations-Lexikon

  • 11 collector — index assessor, caretaker (one fulfilling the function of office), receiver Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …

    Law dictionary

  • 12 COLLECTOR — vide infra Proscholus. At Collectores, apud Baronium ad A. C. 397. num. 65. Exactores sunt, qui a Pontifice Romano ad vindicandas ex bonis Ecclesiae partas ac male congestas opes, per provincias mittebantur, ut vult Car. du Fresne in Glossar …

    Hofmann J. Lexicon universale

  • 13 collector — A letter carrier who gathers mail from street collection boxes and building boxes and then takes it to the post office for processing …

    Glossary of postal terms

  • 14 collector — ► NOUN 1) a person who collects things of a specified type. 2) an official who is responsible for collecting money owed …

    English terms dictionary

  • 15 collector — (Roget s IV) n. 1. [One who collects accounts] Syn. representative, collection agent, revenue agent, customs official, tax collector, tax officer, toll collector, bill collector, collection agency, office of internal revenue, revenue office, tax… …

    English dictionary for students

  • 16 collector — n. 1) an art; coin; rare book; stamp collector 2) a tax; ticket; toll collector 3) (AE) a garbage, trash collector (BE has dustman) 4) an ardent, avid, serious collector * * * [kə lektə] avid coin rare book serious collector stamp …

    Combinatory dictionary

  • 17 collector — [[t]kəle̱ktə(r)[/t]] collectors 1) N COUNT: oft n N, N of n A collector is a person who collects things of a particular type as a hobby. ...a stamp collector. ...a respected collector of Indian art... His work is much sought after by collectors.… …

    English dictionary

  • 18 collector */*/ — UK [kəˈlektə(r)] / US [kəˈlektər] noun [countable] Word forms collector : singular collector plural collectors 1) someone whose job is to collect something from people the ticket collector 2) someone who collects things for fun an avid stamp… …

    English dictionary

  • 19 collector — n. 1 a person who collects, esp. things of interest as a hobby. 2 a person who collects money etc. due (tax collector; ticket collector). 3 Electronics the region in a transistor that absorbs carriers of a charge. Phrases and idioms: collector s… …

    Useful english dictionary

  • 20 collector — noun Date: 14th century one that collects: as a. an official who collects funds or moneys b. a person who makes a collection < stamp collector > c. an object or device that collects < the statuette was a dust collector > d. solar collector • c …

    New Collegiate Dictionary