scaling circuit

scaler

[skey-ler]
noun
1.
a person or thing that scales.
2.
Also called counter, scaling circuit. Electronics. an electronic circuit devised to give a single pulse as output after a certain number of input pulses.

Origin:
1605–15; scale1, scale3 + -er1

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scaler (ˈskeɪlə)
 
n
1.  a person or thing that scales
2.  counter, Also called: scaling circuit an electronic device or circuit that aggregates electric pulses and gives a single output pulse for a predetermined number of input pulses

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