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analog-to-digital converter

Syllabification: an·a·log-to-dig·it·al con·vert·er
(abbreviation: ADC)

Definition of analog-to-digital converter in English:

noun

A device for converting analog signals to digital form.
Example sentences
  • A good camera may also allow you to use the Stereo AV socket on the camera as a ‘pass through’ analogue to digital converter.
  • At some point, the charge that accumulates within each well must be converted to a number; a process that involves an analogue to digital converter (adc).
  • The songs were recorded onto magnetic tape, filtered below 100 Hz and above 1000 Hz, and digitized with a CED (Cambridge, UK) analogue to digital converter.

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