Definition of Digital

1. Adjective. Displaying numbers rather than scale positions. "Digital readout"

Partainyms: Digit

2. Adjective. Relating to or performed with the fingers. "Digital examination"
Partainyms: Digit
Derivative terms: Digit

3. Adjective. Of a circuit or device that represents magnitudes in digits. "Digital computer"
Category relationships: Electronics
Antonyms: Analogue

Definition of Digital

1. a. Of or pertaining to the fingers, or to digits; done with the fingers; as, digital compression; digital examination.

Definition of Digital

1. Adjective. Having to do with digits (fingers or toes); performed with a finger. ¹

2. Adjective. Property of representing values as discrete numbers rather than a continuous spectrum. ¹

3. Adjective. Of or relating to computers or the Computer Age. ¹

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Definition of Digital

1. a piano key [n -S]

Medical Definition of Digital

1. Relating to or resembling a digit or digits or an impression made by them; based on numerical methodology. (05 Mar 2000)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Digital

digital (current term)
digital-analog converter
digital-to-analog converter
digital-to-analog converters
digital arteries
digital audiotape
digital camera
digital cameras
digital certificate
digital collateral artery
digital commons
digital communication
digital communications technology
digital computer
digital computers

Literary usage of Digital

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. State and Local Law Enforcement Wireless Communications and Interoperability by Mary J. Taylor, Robert C. Epper, Thomas K. Tolman (1998)
"Exhibit 9: Current and Preferred Use of Analog/digital LMR Systems Analog is still most common but most agencies prefer digital. ..."

2. Making Things Better: Competing in Manufacturing (1993)
"In the digital form, numbers represent information; the numbers are generally written in ... Modern digital computers represent each binary digit, or bit, ..."

3. Global Competitiveness of U.S. Advanced-Technology Industries: Cellular ...Tec (1994)
"Customers will have the opportunity to choose among four providers of digital cellular communications. NTT, along with two new market entrants, ..."

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