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Meaning of LIMITER

Pronunciation:  'limitur

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
[n]  (electronics) a circuit whose output is limited which serves to limits the amplitude of a waveform or clip off the peaks
 

LIMITER is a 7 letter word that starts with L.

 

 Synonyms: clipper
 
 See Also: circuit, electric circuit, electrical circuit

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\Lim"it*er\ (-[~e]r), n.
1. One who, or that which, limits.

2. A friar licensed to beg within certain bounds, or whose
   duty was limited to a certain district. [Formerly written
   also {limitour}.] --Chaucer.

         A limitour of the Gray Friars, in the time of his
         limitation, preached many times, and had but one
         sermon at all times.                  --Latimer.

 

 

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