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An adjective is a word that describes a noun (e.g. the big dog).
1. (that emits)
a. emitting
La fábrica emisora de dióxido de carbono fue clausurada.The carbon dioxide emitting factory was shut down.
2. (radio and television)
a. broadcasting
La estación emisora local solo pasa música clásica.The local broadcasting station only plays classical music.
b. transmitting
La antena emisora de la estación de radio genera interferencias.The transmitting antenna for the radio station causes interference.
3. (finance)
a. issuing
Llamé al banco emisor para corroborar que el cheque era válido.I called the issuing bank to verify that the check was valid.
This means that the noun can be masculine or feminine, depending on the gender of person it refers to (e.g. el doctor, la doctora).
4. (linguistics)
a. speaker
En este caso, el emisor y el receptor comparten el mismo dialecto.In this case, the speaker and the listener share the same dialect.
A masculine noun is used with masculine articles and adjectives (e.g. el hombre guapo, el sol amarillo).
5. (electronics)
a. transmitter
El emisor de onda corta funciona a batería.The short-wave transmitter runs on batteries.
6. (radio and television)
a. broadcasting company
El emisor es dueño de cuatro canales de televisión.The broadcasting company owns four television channels.
b. radio station
El emisor no renovó el contrato del comentarista deportivo.The radio station didn't renew the contract of the sports commentator.
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An adjective is a word that describes a noun (e.g. the big dog).
1. (de radio, tv)
a. transmitting, broadcasting
una fuente emisora de calora heat source
2. (de dinero, bonos)
a. issuing
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
3. (general)
a. source
un emisor de ondas de radioa source of radio waves
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banco emisor issuing bank
1 (Rad) (TV) transmitter
emisor de radar radar station
2 (Economía) issuing company
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