electronic signal

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Noun1.electronic signal - a signal generated by electronic meanselectronic signal - a signal generated by electronic means
signal, signaling, sign - any nonverbal action or gesture that encodes a message; "signals from the boat suddenly stopped"
radar echo - an electronic signal that has been reflected back to the radar antenna; contains information about the location and distance of the reflecting object
racon, radar beacon - a device that, on receiving radar signals, transmits coded signals in response to help navigators determine their position
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If the calculations performed by the ECU indicate that airbag deployment is necessary, the ECU sends an electronic signal to the airbag inflator, which instantaneously responds by inflating the airbag.
Theoretically, quantum dots can be configured to replicate the properties of any known atom and can then be changed--as fast as an electronic signal can travel--to have the properties of a different atom.
LeCroy Corporation, headquartered in Chestnut Ridge, New York, develops, manufactures and markets electronic signal acquisition and analysis products and services.
To read the data, the reference beam illuminates the crystal, which reflects an image onto an array of charged coupled devices that converts the picture into an electronic signal.
The motion sends an electronic signal to the implant to tell the thumb and finger to pinch together to grasp an object.
Some of the collared bison carry vaginal inserts designed to set off an electronic signal when the animals abort or give birth.
Although it broadcast a clear carrier frequency -- the electronic signal that normally carries the mapping data -- for unknown reasons the transmitter stopped adding the Venus data to the monotone carrier signal.
The percutaneous DEEPWAVE(R) physician system and non-invasive HOMEWAVE(TM) home prescription device deliver a patented electronic signal into deep tissue in the body blocking the transmission of pain.
Although we are trying to measure optical parameters like optical power and temporal profile, optical power must be converted to an electronic signal for further analysis.
In the Singapore Airlines incident, the crew of the jet inadvertently triggered the electronic signal indicating they were being hijacked.
An Opticon system consists of four elements, including the electronic signal processor, the detector sensing head, a fiber cable which can terminate in a high temperature rod and a fixed or focusable lens to give the desired spot size at the desired distance.

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