analog-to-digital converter

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analog-to-digital converter

n. Abbr. ADC
An electronic device that takes an electrical signal as an input, and yields a digital output signal representing the strength of the source signal, commonly used for recording digital audio. Also called A/D converter.
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Noun1.analog-to-digital converter - device for converting analogue signals into digital signals
data converter - converter for changing information from one code to another
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