electronic device

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Noun1.electronic device - a device that accomplishes its purpose electronicallyelectronic device - a device that accomplishes its purpose electronically
answering machine - an electronic device that answers the telephone and records messages
beeper, pager - an electronic device that generates a series of beeps when the person carrying it is being paged
defibrillator - an electronic device that administers an electric shock of preset voltage to the heart through the chest wall in an attempt to restore the normal rhythm of the heart during ventricular fibrillation
device - an instrumentality invented for a particular purpose; "the device is small enough to wear on your wrist"; "a device intended to conserve water"
video display, display - an electronic device that represents information in visual form
display adapter, display adaptor - (computer science) an electronic device that converts information in memory to video output to a display
dongle - (computer science) an electronic device that must be attached to a computer in order for it to use protected software
doubler - an electronic device that doubles the voltage or the frequency of an input signal
generator - an electronic device for producing a signal voltage
deaf-aid, hearing aid - an electronic device that amplifies sound and is worn to compensate for poor hearing
logic element - an electronic device that performs an elementary logic operation
computer mouse, mouse - a hand-operated electronic device that controls the coordinates of a cursor on your computer screen as you move it around on a pad; on the bottom of the device is a ball that rolls on the surface of the pad; "a mouse takes much more room than a trackball"
multiplexer - a device that can interleave two or more activities
artificial pacemaker, pacemaker - an implanted electronic device that takes over the function of the natural cardiac pacemaker
PDA, personal digital assistant, personal organiser, personal organizer, organiser, organizer - a lightweight consumer electronic device that looks like a hand-held computer but instead performs specific tasks; can serve as a diary or a personal database or a telephone or an alarm clock etc.
readout, read-out - an electronic device the displays information is a visual form
repeater - (electronics) electronic device that amplifies a signal before transmitting it again; "repeaters can be used in computer networks to extend cabling distances"
digital scanner, image scanner, scanner - an electronic device that generates a digital representation of an image for data input to a computer
system clock - an electronic device in a computer that issues a steady high-frequency signal that synchronizes all the internal components
trackball - an electronic device consisting of a rotatable ball in a housing; used to position the cursor and move images on a computer screen; "a trackball is essentially an upside-down mouse"
electron tube, thermionic tube, thermionic vacuum tube, thermionic valve, vacuum tube, tube - electronic device consisting of a system of electrodes arranged in an evacuated glass or metal envelope
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Knaack, 26, of West Frankfort for improper use of electronic device.
Please ensure your electronic device is charged and can be switched on prior to boarding."
Nguyen, 26, of Benton for improper use of an electronic device.
Binay's SB 2008 proposes a P20,000 fine and one to three months' jail terms for those found disposing any electronic device in mixed solid waste.
Under the bill, a fine of P20,000 and a jail term of one to three months await anyone who will be found to have knowingly disposed of any electronic device in mixed solid waste.
Comment: Consolidating two units into new company, Toshiba Electronic Device Solutions Corp
Separate research from the University of Michigan highlighted a perceived connection between electronic device use and sleep deprivation.
We also spend eight per cent of the time we are doing sports using an electronic device - although that might including listening to music while exercising or using an app to track jogging.
Nearly all teens used at least one, and often more than one, electronic device in the hour before bed.
Key statement: A tire having an internal surface includes an electronic device and an anchoring body mounted on the internal surface for engagement between the electronic device and the internal surface of the tire, wherein the anchoring body includes a cross-linked elastomeric material obtained by crosslinking a crosslinkable elastomeric composition including a synthetic diene rubber, preferably in an amount of from 20 to 80 phr, and a halogenated butyl rubber, preferably in an amount of from 80 to 20 phr.
The 24-year-old used an electronic device to tell his mates what hands had been dealt - the electronic device he really could have done with was a phone.

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