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vocoder

[voh-koh-der] /ˈvoʊˌkoʊ dər/
noun
1.
an electronic device that synthesizes speech.
Origin
1935-1940
1935-40
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vocoder

/ˈvəʊˌkəʊdə/
noun
1.
(music) a type of synthesizer that uses the human voice as an oscillator
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communications
Hardware or software which implements a compression algorithm particular to voice.
For example Qualcomm uses a vocoding algorithm to compresses voice data in digital communication systems such as wireless CDMA and Eudora voice attach.
(1998-04-29)

The Free On-line Dictionary of Computing, © Denis Howe 2010 http://foldoc.org
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