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digital British & World 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

born digital British & World English

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

digital cash British & World English

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

digital detox British & World 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 British & World 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 British & World English

A camera which produces digital images that can be stored in a computer and displayed on screen

digital divide British & World English

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

digital locker British & World English

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

digital native British & World English

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

digital audiotape British & World English

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

digital footprint British & World English

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

digital humanities British & World 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 British & World English

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

digital signature British & World English

A digital code (generated and authenticated by public key encryption) which is attached to an electronically transmitted document to verify its contents and the sender’s identity

digital television British & World English

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

digital compression British & World 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 British & World English

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

digital video recorder British & World English

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

digital object identifier British & World 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

analogue to digital converter British & World English

A device for converting analogue signals to digital form

Digital Millennium Copyright Act British & World 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-analogue converter British & World English

An electronic device for converting digital signals to analogue form

integrated services digital network British & World English

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

predigital British & World English

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

digital money in digital cash British & World English

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