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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Qantas was approved to revise its personal electronic device policy by the Civil Aviation Safety Authority today following new guidance on the safe use of personal electronic devices inflight.
2 ( ANI ): Delta and JetBlue are reportedly the first US airlines to allow electronic device use throughout the flight after the F passed the new rules.
An electronic device is any device capable of making or transmitting still or moving photographs, video recordings, or images of any kind; any device capable of creating, transmitting, or receiving text or data; and any device capable of receiving, transmitting, or recording sound.
4m order for electronic devices to be used in IFE&C systems and increases the total value of major electronic device orders for IFE&C systems booked to date in 2012 to more than $8.
Under these circumstances, electronic device companies are required to increase their capabilities in technology development and manufacturing.
will prohibit an electronic device from being sold or offered for sale in California if the electronic device is prohibited from being sold in the European Union on or after the date of its manufacture in light of the presence of heavy metals.
An electronic device is any device capable of making or transmitting still or moving photographs, audio recordings, video recordings or images of any kind, or creating, transmitting, or receiving text or data, and any device capable of capturing or recording sound, including, without limitation, film cameras, digital cameras, video cameras, cameras of any kind, cellular telephones, tape recorders, digital voice recorders, any other type of audio recorders, laptop computers, personal digital assistants, or other similar technological devices with the ability to make or transmit such video recordings, audio recordings, images, text, or data.
1) Chiefjudges, presiding judges, and quasi-judicial officers retain authority to control the use of electronic devices during judicial proceedings, and may temporarily confiscate, or may direct law enforcement to temporarily confiscate, any electronic device that is being used in a manner that is determined to be disruptive to the judicial proceeding, to be contrary to the orderly administration of justice, to violate the rule of sequestration of witnesses, to interfere with court security, or to violate the privacy rights of litigants, witnesses, or other participants in the judicial proceeding, until the proceeding is concluded.

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