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limiter

[ lim-i-ter ]
/ ˈlɪm ɪ tər /
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noun

a person or thing that limits.
Electronics. a device or circuit for limiting the amplitude of a radio, telephone, or recording signal to some predetermined level.

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Origin of limiter

1350–1400; limit + -er1; replacing Middle English limitour (see -or2)
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British Dictionary definitions for limiter

limiter
/ (ˈlɪmɪtə) /

noun

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 flattenedAlso called: clipper
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