electronic equipment

Definitions of electronic equipment
  1. noun
    equipment that involves the controlled conduction of electrons (especially in a gas or vacuum or semiconductor)
    synonyms: electronics
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    amplifier
    electronic equipment that increases strength of signals passing through it
    audio system, sound system
    a system of electronic equipment for recording or reproducing sound
    cassette player
    electronic equipment for playing cassettes
    CD player
    a stand-alone piece of electronic equipment that either has its own display or attaches to a television set
    C.P.U., CPU, central processing unit, central processor, mainframe, processor
    (computer science) the part of a computer (a microprocessor chip) that does most of the data processing
    circuitry
    electronic equipment consisting of a system of circuits
    detector
    electronic equipment that detects the presence of radio signals or radioactivity
    equaliser, equalizer
    electronic equipment that reduces frequency distortion
    electron lens, lens
    electronic equipment that uses a magnetic or electric field in order to focus a beam of electrons
    mixer
    electronic equipment that mixes two or more input signals to give a single output signal
    modem
    (from a combination of MOdulate and DEModulate) electronic equipment consisting of a device used to connect computers by a telephone line
    monitor
    a piece of electronic equipment that keeps track of the operation of a system continuously and warns of trouble
    monitor
    electronic equipment that is used to check the quality or content of electronic transmissions
    auxiliary equipment, off-line equipment
    electronic equipment not in direct communication (or under the control of) the central processing unit
    CRO, cathode-ray oscilloscope, oscilloscope, scope
    electronic equipment that provides visual images of varying electrical quantities
    computer peripheral, peripheral, peripheral device
    (computer science) electronic equipment connected by cable to the CPU of a computer
    playback
    electronic equipment comprising the part of a tape recorder that reproduces the recorded material
    radio-gramophone, radio-phonograph
    electronic equipment consisting of a combination of a radio receiver and a record player
    scrambler
    electronic equipment that makes speech unintelligible during transmission and restores it at reception
    set
    any electronic equipment that receives or transmits radio or tv signals
    tape deck
    electronic equipment for making or playing magnetic tapes (but without amplifiers or speakers); a component in an audio system
    tape player
    electronic equipment for playing back magnetic tapes
    phone, telephone, telephone set
    electronic equipment that converts sound into electrical signals that can be transmitted over distances and then converts received signals back into sounds
    television equipment, video equipment
    electronic equipment that broadcasts or receives electromagnetic waves representing images and sound
    terminal
    electronic equipment consisting of a device providing access to a computer; has a keyboard and display
    acoustic modem
    a modem that converts electrical signals to telephone tones and back again
    audio amplifier
    an amplifier that increases the amplitude of reproduced sound
    booster, booster amplifier, booster station, relay link, relay station, relay transmitter
    an amplifier for restoring the strength of a transmitted signal
    cardiac monitor, heart monitor
    a piece of electronic equipment for continual observation of the function of the heart
    cassette deck
    a tape deck for playing and recording cassette tapes
    crystal detector
    a detector consisting of a fine wire in contact with a galena crystal; acts as a rectifier
    data input device, input device
    a device that can be used to insert data into a computer or other computational device
    desk phone
    a telephone set that sits on a desk or table
    dial phone, dial telephone
    a telephone with a dial for registering the number to be called
    electronic fetal monitor, electronic foetal monitor, fetal monitor, foetal monitor
    an electronic monitor that monitors fetal heartbeat and the mother's uterine contractions during childbirth
    extension, extension phone, telephone extension
    an additional telephone set that is connected to the same telephone line
    French telephone, handset
    telephone set with the mouthpiece and earpiece mounted on a single handle
    job-oriented terminal
    a terminal designed for a particular application
    maser
    an acronym for microwave amplification by stimulated emission of radiation; an amplifier that works on the same principle as a laser and emits coherent microwave radiation
    output device
    electronic or electromechanical equipment connected to a computer and used to transfer data out of the computer in the form of text, images, sounds, or other media
    pay-phone, pay-station
    a coin-operated telephone
    printer
    (computer science) an output device that prints the results of data processing
    radiophone, radiotelephone, wireless telephone
    a telephone that communicates by radio waves rather than along cables
    receiver, receiving system
    set that receives radio or tv signals
    recording system
    audio system for recoding sound
    link-attached station, link-attached terminal, remote station, remote terminal
    a terminal connected to a computer by a data link
    reproducer
    an audio system that can reproduce and amplify signals to produce sound
    electronic scanner, scanner
    a radio receiver that moves automatically across some selected range of frequencies looking for some signal or condition
    speakerphone
    a telephone with a microphone and loudspeaker; can be used without picking up a handset; several people can participate in a call at the same time
    camera, television camera, tv camera
    television equipment consisting of a lens system that focuses an image on a photosensitive mosaic that is scanned by an electron beam
    television monitor, tv monitor
    monitor used in a studio for monitoring the program being broadcast
    sender, transmitter
    set used to broadcast radio or tv signals
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    equipment
    an instrumentality needed for an undertaking or to perform a service
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