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digital US English

(Of signals or data) expressed as series of the digits 0 and 1, typically represented by values of a physical quantity such as voltage or magnetic polarization

digital New Oxford Dictionary for Writers & Editors

using information represented as digits using discrete values of a physical quantity such as voltage;

born digital US English

Denoting texts or recordings produced in digital form, rather than having been converted from print or analog equivalents

digital cash US English

Money that may be transferred electronically from one party to another during a transaction

digital detox US English

A period of time during which a person refrains from using electronic devices such as smartphones or computers, regarded as an opportunity to reduce stress or focus on social interaction in the physical world

digital frame US English

A device for displaying a revolving selection of digital photographs, which can be uploaded directly from a digital camera or memory card

digital camera US English

A camera that records and stores digital images

digital divide US English

The gulf between those who have ready access to computers and the Internet, and those who do not

digital locker US English

An Internet service that allows registered users to access music, movies, videos, photographs, games, and other multimedia files

digital native US English

A person born or brought up during the age of digital technology and therefore familiar with computers and the Internet from an early age

digital audiotape US English

Magnetic tape used to make digital sound recordings of very high quality

digital footprint US English

The information about a particular person that exists on the Internet as a result of their online activity

digital humanities US English

An academic field concerned with the application of computational tools and methods to traditional humanities disciplines such as literature, history, and philosophy

digital immigrant US English

A person born or brought up before the widespread use of digital technology

digital signature US English

A type of electronic signature that encrypts documents with digital codes that are particularly difficult to duplicate

digital television US English

Television broadcasting in which the pictures are transmitted as digital signals that are decoded by a device in or attached to the receiving television set

digital compression US English

A method of reducing the number of bits (zeros and ones) in a digital signal by using mathematical algorithms to eliminate redundant information

digital compact cassette US English

A format for tape cassettes similar to ordinary audiocassettes but with digital rather than analog recording

digital video recorder US English

A device that records audio and video input, typically from a television signal, on to a hard disk

digital object identifier US English

A unique and persistent string of characters used to identify a journal article, website, or other item of intellectual property, typically one in digital form

analog-to-digital converter US English

A device for converting analog signals to digital form

Digital Millennium Copyright Act US English

A 1998 US law intended to update copyright law for electronic commerce and electronic content providers. It criminalizes the circumvention of electronic and digital copyright protection systems

digital-to-analog converter US English

An electronic device for converting digital signals to analog form

integrated services digital network US English

A telecommunications network through which sound, images, and data can be transmitted as digitized signals

predigital US English

Belonging to or characteristic of the period preceding the widespread adoption of digital technologies

digital money in digital cash US English

Money that may be transferred electronically from one party to another during a transaction


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