[dig.i.tal] adj [L digitalis] (ca. 1656) 1: of or relating to the fingers or toes: digitate
2: done with a finger
3: of, relating to, or using calculation by numerical methods or by discrete units
4: of or relating to data in the form of numerical digits
5: providing a readout in numerical digits "a ~ voltmeter"
6: relating to an audio recording method in which sound waves are represented digitally (as on magnetic tape) so that in the recording wow and flutter are eliminated and background noise is reduced -- dig.i.tal.ly adv