discriminator

noun dis·crim·i·na·tor \ dis-ˈkri-mə-ˌnā-tər \

Definition of discriminator

:one that discriminates; especially :a circuit that can be adjusted to accept or reject signals of different characteristics (such as amplitude or frequency)

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1828


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