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Definition of the noun acceptor

What does acceptor mean as a name of something?

noun - plural: acceptors

  1. (chemistry) in the formation of a coordinate bond it is the compound to which electrons are donated
  2. the person (or institution) who accepts a check or draft and becomes responsible for paying the party named in the draft when it matures
    • lexical domain: People - nouns denoting people
    • more generic word: drawee = the person (or bank) who is expected to pay a check or draft when it is presented for payment

Alternative definition of the noun acceptor


  1. One who accepts.
  2. [context: In law and commerce] one who accepts a draft or a bill of exchange; a drawee after he has accepted.
  3. [chemistry] an atom or molecule which can accept an electron to form a chemical bond.
  4. [physics] a chemical acceptor atom forming a positive hole in a semiconductor.


  1. Acceptor: In semiconductor physics, an acceptor is a dopant atom that when added to a semiconductor can form a p-type region.
    • also known as 受體
  2. Acceptor: In accounting, the acceptor, also known as the drawee, is the addressee of a bill of exchange. The acceptor is the person primarily responsible for the payment of the amount mentioned in the bill to the drawer of it on the date of its maturity.

Printed dictionaries and other books with definitions for Acceptor

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Google previewIntroduction to Corporate Finance (2015)

by Ale Frino, Amelia Hill, Zhian Chen

The acceptor is the financial institution facilitating the entire transaction. On the maturity...

Google previewForest Soils (2013)

Properties and Management by Khan Towhid Osman

There are a variety of electron acceptors and electron donors in soil. An electron acceptor is a chemical entity that accepts electrons from another chemical entity. An electron acceptor is an oxidizing agent that, by virtue of its accepting ...

Google previewMicrobiology for the Healthcare Professional (2015)

by Karin VanMeter, Robert J. Hubert

for energy production and the final electron acceptor is an inorganic molecule and not oxygen. Actually, oxygen Pentose phosphate pathway Glucose Fructose pathway Glycerol ...

Google previewComputer Aided Verification (2010)

22nd International Conference, CAV 2010, Edinburgh, UK, July 15-19, 2010, Proceedings by Tayssir Touili

A pushdown acceptor is a pushdown system extended with an initial configuration c0 ∈ G × Γ ∗, labeled transition rules of the form 〈g,γ〉 λ ↩→ 〈g α〉 for g,g,γ,α defined as above and λ ∈ Σ ∪ {ε}. A pushdown acceptor is given by a tuple (G,Γ,Σ ...

Google previewGlycoscience (1997)

Synthesis of Oligosaccharides and Glycoconjugates by Hugues Driguez, Joachim Thiem

acceptor is the earlier mentioned 2-O-acetyl-3,4,6,7-tetra- O-benzyl-L-g/ycero- cr-D-manno-heptopyranosyl chloride obtained from the 42 43 Fig. 4. Structures of synthesised phosphorylated heptose-containing disaccharides.

Google previewPHOTONICS (2012)


This is p-type material and the impurity added is called acceptor. In a semiconductor depending on ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of Surface and Colloid Science (2006)

by P. Somasundaran

DN, expressed in kcal/mol, is the molar enthalpy of the reaction between the electron donor with a reference acceptor, antimony pentachloride (SbCl5), in a dilute solution of 1,2-dichloroethane.'45' AN is in an arbitrary unit derived from the ...

Google previewDictionary of DNA and Genome Technology (2012)

by Paul Singleton

acceptor - which, in turn, dissipates the energy in the form of fluorescence. (Compare BRET; see also IFRET, and FRET- like ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of Physical Organic Chemistry, 6 Volume Set (2017)

by Zerong Wang, Uta Wille, Eusebio Juaristi

Acceptors σbonds: The Opposing Roles of Electronegativity and Orbital Energies The acceptor ability of the C–X σ bonds relative to the same donor (an antiperiplanar C–H bond) increases toward the end of a period and down a group.

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This beautiful storm drain of an unusual shape accepts Darkday's intrusion into the depths. It was a very hot day and it felt great to sneak into this cool storm drain called Dour Acceptor and explore it to the end.

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Acceptor Meaning

Video shows what acceptor means. One who accepts.. One who accepts a draft or a bill of exchange; a drawee after he has accepted.. An atom or molecule ...

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Scrabble value of A1C3C3E1P3T1O1R1

The value of this 8-letter word is 14 points. It is included in the first and second editions of the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.

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