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com·bin·er1 / kəmˈbīnər/ • n. any of various electronic devices that combine signals, in particular: ∎  a device that couples different frequencies to a single antenna. ∎  a component of a cipher that combines two data sources to encrypt text. ∎  an electrical transformer comprising several smaller·bin·er2 / ˈkämˌbīnər/ • n. an operator of a combine harvester.