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Meaning of PROMOTER

Pronunciation:  pru'mowtur

WordNet Dictionary
  1. [n]  someone who is an active supporter and advocate
  2. [n]  a sponsor who books and stages public entertainments

PROMOTER is a 8 letter word that starts with P.


 Synonyms: booster, impresario, plugger, showman
 See Also: adman, advertiser, advertizer, barker, Barnum, booker, booking agent, Buffalo Bill, Buffalo Bill Cody, Charles Ringling, Cody, Diaghilev, D'Oyly Carte, exhibitioner, exhibitor, Hurok, organ-grinder, P. T. Barnum, Phineas Taylor Barnum, porn merchant, pornographer, Richard D'Oyly Carte, Ringling, Sergei Diaghilev, Sergei Pavlovich Diaghilev, shower, Sol Hurok, Solomon Hurok, William F. Cody, William Frederick Cody



Webster's 1913 Dictionary
\Pro*mot"er\, n.
1. One who, or that which, forwards, advances, or promotes;
   an encourager; as, a promoter of charity or philosophy.

2. Specifically, one who sets on foot, and takes the
   preliminary steps in, a scheme for the organization of a
   corporation, a joint-stock company, or the like.

3. One who excites; as, a promoter of sedition.

4. An informer; a makebate. [Obs.] --Tusser.

Biology Dictionary
 Definition: A site on DNA to which RNA polymerase will bind and initiate transcription.
  1. A region of DNA extending 150-300 bp upstream from the transcription start site that contains binding sites for RNA polymerase and a number of proteins that regulate the rate of transcription of the adjacent gene. (See Constitutive promoter)
  2. A DNA site to which RNA polymerase will bind and initiate transcription.