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[kuh-lek-ter] /kəˈlɛk tər/

a person or thing that .
a person employed to debts, duties, taxes, etc.
a person who collects books, paintings, stamps, shells, etc., especially as a hobby.
Electricity. a device for accumulating current from contact conductors.
Electronics. an electrode in a transistor or vacuum tube for electrons, ions, or holes.
Metallurgy. (def 5).
Energy. .
the office of a collector in India
a person or thing that collects
a person employed to collect debts, rents, etc
the head of a district administration in India
a person who collects or amasses objects as a hobby
(electronics) the region in a transistor into which charge carriers flow from the base

late 14c., “gatherer of taxes, etc.,” from Anglo-French collectour “collector” (of money or taxes; Old French collector, Modern French collecteur), from Late Latin collector, agent noun from colligere (see collect). Fem. form collectress is attested from 1825.


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