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trans·duc·er

 (trăns-do͞o′sər, -dyo͞o′-, trănz-)
n.
1. Physics A substance or device, such as a piezoelectric crystal, microphone, or photoelectric cell, that converts input energy of one form into output energy of another.
2. Biology Something, such as a receptor in a cell membrane, that transmits a signal within a cell or from the exterior of a cell to its interior.

[From Latin trānsdūcere, to transfer : trāns-, trans- + dūcere, to lead; see deuk- in Indo-European roots.]

transducer

(trænzˈdjuːsə)
n
(Electronics) any device, such as a microphone or electric motor, that converts one form of energy into another
[C20: from Latin transducere to lead across, from trans- + ducere to lead]

trans•duc•er

(trænsˈdu sər, -ˈdyu-, trænz-)

n.
a device, as a microphone, that converts a signal from one form of energy to another.

trans·duc·er

(trăns-do͞o′sər)
A device that converts one type of energy into another. For example, the transducer in a microphone converts sound waves into electric impulses, while the transducer in a loudspeaker converts electrical impulses into sound waves.

transducer

A device that converts one kind of wave signal into another.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.transducer - an electrical device that converts one form of energy into anothertransducer - an electrical device that converts one form of energy into another
electrical device - a device that produces or is powered by electricity
electro-acoustic transducer - a transducer that converts electrical to acoustic energy or vice versa
mosaic - transducer formed by the light-sensitive surface on a television camera tube
electric eye, magic eye, photocell, photoconductive cell, photoelectric cell - a transducer used to detect and measure light and other radiations
Translations

transducer

[trænzˈdjuːsəʳ] Ntransductor m

transducer

nUmformer m, → Umwandler m

transducer

[trænzˈdjuːsəʳ] ntrasduttore m

trans·du·cer

n. transductor, dispositivo que convierte una forma de energía a otra.
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The CMUTs resemble tiny silicon drums, each smaller than the width of a human hair, that are fabricated on a silicon wafer and incorporated into the transducer giving superior acoustic response that forms the basis for better medical images.
Bolt-in Ultrasonic Immersible Transducers are designed for use in new systems and can be retrofitting into existing systems to give you the benefits of ultrasonic capability.
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Each CRT was furnished with data which expressed, as a function of frequency, the transducer sensitivity in volts per micrometer of normal displacement on the test block.
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Based on the non-negotiable need for superior transducer performance, particularly in severe environments, Rivard knew a switch was absolutely necessary.
However, a transducer can actually detect defects an order of magnitude smaller than its resolution limit but not produce a resolvable image, says Martell.