limiter definition

  • noun:
    • the one that limits: a limiter of alternatives.
    • Electronics A circuit that stops the amplitude of a waveform from surpassing a specified worth. Also called clipper.
    • That which limits.
    • a person who, or that which, limitations.
    • A friar licensed to beg within certain bounds, or whoever responsibility ended up being limited to a specific area.
    • One who or whatever limitations or confines.
    • A friar certified to beg, gather convent-dues, preach, or do various other responsibilities within particular limits, or perhaps in a particular region.
    • (electronics) a nonlinear digital circuit whoever result is bound in amplitude; always limit the instantaneous amplitude of a waveform (to clip off the peaks of a waveform)

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