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Digital

Digital

WordNet



adjective


(1)   Of a circuit or device that represents magnitudes in digits
"Digital computer"
(2)   Relating to or performed with the fingers
"Digital examination"
(3)   Displaying numbers rather than scale positions
"Digital clock"
"Digital readout"
Wiktonary



Etymology


From , from + -alis '-al'

Adjective



  1. Having to do with digits (fingers or toes); performed with a finger.
  2. Property of representing values as discrete numbers rather than a continuous spectrum.
    • digital computer, digital clock
  3. Of or relating to computers or the Computer Age.