digital-to-analog converter

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dig·i·tal-to-an·a·log converter

 (dĭj′ĭ-tl-tə-ăn′ə-lôg′, -lŏg′)
n. Abbr. DAC
A device that converts a digital signal into an analog signal, especially into an electrical signal whose voltage reflects the digital values. Digital-to-analog converters are commonly used to convert digital media for playback on analog devices, such as speakers, headphones, and older televisions. Also called D/A converter.
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Noun1.digital-to-analog converter - device for converting digital signals into analogue signals
data converter - converter for changing information from one code to another
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