Meaning of DISCRIMINATOR in English


-məˌnād.ə(r), -ātə- noun

( -s )

Etymology: Late Latin, from Latin discriminatus + -or

: one that discriminates ; specifically : a circuit that can be adjusted to accept or reject signals of different characteristics (as amplitude, frequency) — often used to describe a circuit in an FM receiver in which the FM signal is converted to an AM signal

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