noise limiter


noun Electronics.

an electronic circuit that cuts off all noise peaks that are stronger than some specific maximum for the desired input signal, thus limiting atmospheric and other interference.

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Also called noise suppressor.

Origin of noise limiter

First recorded in 1935–40
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