- transducer [trans do͞os′ər, tranzdo͞os′ər; trans dyo͞os′ər]n.[< L transducere, to lead across < trans-, over + ducere, to lead (see DUCT + -ER]any of various devices that transmit energy from one system to another, sometimes one that converts the energy in form, as a speaker that converts electrical impulses into sound
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transducer — ► NOUN ▪ a device that converts variations in a physical quantity (such as pressure or brightness) into an electrical signal, or vice versa. DERIVATIVES transduction noun. ORIGIN from Latin transducere lead across … English terms dictionary
transducer — /trans dooh seuhr, dyooh , tranz /, n. a device that receives a signal in the form of one type of energy and converts it to a signal in another form: A microphone is a transducer that converts acoustic energy into electrical impulses. [1920 25; < … Universalium
Transducer — A transducer is a device, usually electrical, electronic, electro mechanical, electromagnetic, photonic, or photovoltaic that converts one type of energy or physical attribute to another for various purposes including measurement or information… … Wikipedia
transducer — UK [trænzˈdjuːsə(r)] / US [trænzˈdusər] noun [countable] Word forms transducer : singular transducer plural transducers physics a piece of equipment that gets power from one source and then changes that power so that it can be used by another… … English dictionary
transducer — noun Date: 1924 a device that is actuated by power from one system and supplies power usually in another form to a second system < a loudspeaker is a transducer that transforms electrical signals into sound energy > … New Collegiate Dictionary
Transducer — An instrument that converts electrical energy into mechanical energy. A transducer can also act as a transmitter and receiver of ultrasound information. * * * A device designed to convert energy from one form to another. SEE ALSO: transduction.… … Medical dictionary
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