discriminator


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dis·crim·i·na·tor

 (dĭ-skrĭm′ə-nā′tər)
n.
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.

discriminator

(dɪˈskrɪmɪˌneɪtə)
n
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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Noun1.discriminator - a person who (or that which) differentiates
individual, mortal, person, somebody, someone, soul - a human being; "there was too much for one person to do"
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William O'Brien, president and CEO, American College of Dubai, said: "The addition of marketing and finance concentrations will serve as a potentially important discriminator for students seeking careers in these particular disciplines.
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Note that a particular participant might be discriminator for both expressions, for only one or for none of the expressions.
His topics include simulating the PLL linear operational mode, phase noise and other spurious interferers, carrier recovery applications and acquisition, interfacing the frequency discriminator to the PLL, and frequency synthesis applications.
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Comparing today's decision with the decision last June reveals a market distorted by Airbus's practices, with illegal launch aid being the key discriminator," commented Michael Luttig, Boeing's general counsel, quoted in the statement.
If we can actually map what's under a tree, that's a huge discriminator for our system," said Mike Rinn, Boeing's vice president of directed energy systems.
In such cases (where no prepositional equivalent in Polish exists), the information is presented in the form of a gloss and resembles a grammatical rule rather than a sense discriminator, e.