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device for converting analogue signals into digital signals analog-digital converter , analog-to-digital converter , digitiser , digitizer
means of digital communications that is capable of very high speeds; suitable for transmission of images or voice or video as well as data asynchronous transfer mode , ATM
palpatory technique for feeling a floating object in the body (especially for determining the position of a fetus by feeling the rebound of the fetus after a quick digital tap on the wall of the uterus) ballottement
compact disk that is used with a computer (rather than with an audio system); a large amount of digital information can be stored and accessed but it cannot be altered by the user CD-ROM , compact disc read-only memory
digit representing the sum of the digits in an instance of digital data; used to check whether errors have occurred in transmission or storage checksum
digital tape recording of sound DAT , digital audiotape
rate at which circuits or other devices operate when handling digital information data rate
design and construction of communications technology that transmits information in digital form digital communications technology
electronic device that generates a digital representation of an image for data input to a computer digital scanner , image scanner , scanner
generic name for digital lines that are provided by telephone companies to their local subscribers and that carry data at high speeds digital subscriber line , DSL
watch with a digital display digital watch
device for converting digital signals into analogue signals digital-analog converter , digital-to-analog converter
conversion of analog information into digital information digitisation , digitization
digital recording (as of a movie) on an optical disk that can be played on a computer or a television set DVD , videodisc , videodisk
(computer science) a digital computer that provides workstations on a network with controlled access to shared resources file server
projector for digital input front projector
extensive electronic network (such as the internet) used for the rapid transfer of sound and video and graphics in digital form information superhighway , superhighway
United States mathematician who contributed to the development of atom bombs and of stored-program digital computers (1903-1957) John von Neumann , Neumann , von Neumann
display on digital watch or clock LCD
digital watch display LCD , LED , light-emitting diode , liquid crystal display
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