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limiter

[lim-i-ter] /ˈlɪm ɪ tər/
noun
1.
a person or thing that limits.
2.
Electronics. a device or circuit for limiting the amplitude of a radio, telephone, or recording signal to some predetermined level.
Origin of limiter
1350-1400
1350-1400; limit + -er1; replacing Middle English limitour (see -or2)
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  • Emotionally, it sees it as a container and limiter of possibilities, a guarantee that the upshot shall be good.

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limiter

/ˈlɪmɪtə/
noun
1.
an electronic circuit that produces an output signal whose positive or negative amplitude, or both, is limited to some predetermined value above which the peaks become flattened Also called clipper
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