Meaning of EXPANDER in English

/ik span"deuhr/ , n.

1. a person or thing that expands.

2. Electronics. a transducer that produces an output with a range of voltages greater than that of the input signal. Cf. compressor (def. 5).

[ 1860-65; EXPAND + -ER 1 ]

Random House Webster's Unabridged English dictionary.      Полный английский словарь Вебстер - Random House .