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encoder

1. <algorithm, hardware> Any program, circuit or algorithm which encodes.

Example usages: "MPEG encoder", "NTSC encoder", "RealAudio encoder".

2. <hardware> A sensor or transducer for converting rotary motion or position to a series of electronic pulses.

(1997-03-04)

 


Nearby terms: Encapsulated PostScript encapsulation encode encoder encryption -endian endless loop
 

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