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A device that attenuates an electrical signal.


1. (General Physics) physics any device designed to reduce the power of a wave or electrical signal without distorting it
2. a person or thing that attenuates


(əˈtɛn yuˌeɪ tər)

a device for reducing the amplitude of an electronic signal.
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Noun1.attenuator - an electrical device for attenuating the strength of an electrical signal
electrical device - a device that produces or is powered by electricity
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