limiter

[ lim-i-ter ]
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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

1
1350–1400; limit + -er1; replacing Middle English limitour (see -or2)

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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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