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Definition of Analog-to-digital converter

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adapter which converts analog signals into digital signals, ADC
Analog-to-digital converter Definition from Science & Technology Dictionaries & Glossaries
Telecommunication Standard Terms
A device that converts an analog signal to a digital signal that represents equivalent information. (188 ) Synonyms analog-to-digital (A-D) coder, analog-to-digital (A-D) encoder.
Abbreviation Airbus A340
Analog-to-Digital Converter: Used for converting analog signals into digital signals in order to make them available for other digital units.
Analog-to-digital converter Definition from Computer & Internet Dictionaries & Glossaries
A Glossary of Internet & PC Terminology
Analog to Digital Converter. A device which converts analog information to digital.
Jensen's Technology Glossary
Analog to Digital Converter that converts analog sound to binary code form (digital information). (See also DAC , Modem and Video )
Glossary of Electronic Music Terms
A device that changes the continuous fluctuations in voltage from an analog device (such as a microphone) into digital information that can be stored or processed in a sampler, digital signal processor, or digital recording device.
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The CD Recordable Glossary
A device that samples an analog signal at regular intervals and quantizes each sample, that is, represents each sample's value with a binary number of some predetermined length. Analog-to-Digital conversion samples analog signals to produce a digital signal that describes the original analog signal.
Analog-to-digital converter Definition from Encyclopedia Dictionaries & Glossaries
English Wikipedia - The Free Encyclopedia
An analog-to-digital converter (ADC, A/D, or A to D) is a device that converts a continuous physical quantity (usually voltage) to a digital number that represents the quantity's amplitude.

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Analog-to-digital converter Definition from Entertainment & Music Dictionaries & Glossaries
Guitar Glossary
Also known as 'A/D converter', an electrical circuit or chip that converts an analog audio signal into a digital bit stream.
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The DJ Glossary
The device which does the conversion of a signal that has continuous changes (usually of voltage) into numbers that approximate those changes.
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Analog-to-digital converter Definition from Language, Idioms & Slang Dictionaries & Glossaries
WordNet 2.0

Noun
1. device for converting analogue signals into digital signals
(synonym) digitizer, digitiser, analog-digital converter
(hypernym) data converter