HyperDic: electronic_device

English > 1 sense of the expression electronic device:
NOUNartifactelectronic devicea device that accomplishes its purpose electronically
English > electronic device: 1 sense > noun 1, artifact
MeaningA device that accomplishes its purpose electronically.
Narroweranswering machineAn electronic device that answers the telephone and records messages
beeper, pagerAn electronic device that generates a series of beeps when the person carrying it is being paged
defibrillatorAn 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
display, video displayAn 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
doublerAn electronic device that doubles the voltage or the frequency of an input signal
generatorAn electronic device for producing a signal voltage
hearing aid, deaf-aidAn electronic device that amplifies sound and is worn to compensate for poor hearing
logic elementAn electronic device that performs an elementary logic operation
mouse, computer mouseA hand-operated electronic device that controls the coordinates of a cursor on your computer screen as you move it around on a pad
multiplexerA device that can interleave two or more activities
pacemaker, artificial pacemakerAn implanted electronic device that takes over the function of the natural cardiac pacemaker
personal digital assistant, PDA, personal organizer, personal organiser, organizer, organiserA lightweight consumer electronic device that looks like a hand-held computer but instead performs specific tasks
readout, read-outAn electronic device the displays information is a visual form
repeater(electronics) electronic device that amplifies a signal before transmitting it again
scanner, digital scanner, image scannerAn electronic device that generates a digital representation of an image for data input to a computer
system clockAn electronic device in a computer that issues a steady high-frequency signal that synchronizes all the internal components
trackballAn electronic device consisting of a rotatable ball in a housing
tube, vacuum tube, thermionic vacuum tube, thermionic tube, electron tube, thermionic valveelectronic device consisting of a system of electrodes arranged in an evacuated glass or metal envelope
BroaderdeviceAn instrumentality invented for a particular purpose
Spanishaparato electrónico
Catalanaparell electrònic

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