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Related to discriminator: frequency discriminator
1. One that discriminates.
2. Electronics A device that converts a property of an input signal, such as frequency or phase, into an amplitude variation, depending on how the signal differs from a standard or reference signal.
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1. (Electronics) an electronic circuit that converts a frequency or phase modulation into an amplitude modulation for subsequent demodulation
2. (Electronics) an electronic circuit that has an output voltage only when the amplitude of the input pulses exceeds a predetermined value
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|Noun||1.||discriminator - a person who (or that which) differentiates|
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