transducer

noun
trans·​duc·​er | \ tran(t)s-ˈdü-sər How to pronounce transducer (audio) , tranz-, -ˈdyü- \

Definition of transducer

: a device that is actuated by power from one system and supplies power usually in another form to a second system a loudspeaker is a transducer that transforms electrical signals into sound energy

Examples of transducer in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web The home’s amenities include a transducer sound system that serves the family room, primary bathroom and patio, a downstairs utility room, an upstairs utility closet and multiple storage closets. Dallas News, "Cindy O’Gorman presents estate with golf course views," 16 Jan. 2021 OpenAudio tech, which involves pumping directional audio into the ear using a single transducer in each enclosure. Popular Science, "Bose built a new kind of workout earbud to keep you safe while you sweat," 5 Jan. 2021 No transducer is needed in the hole of your dead-stick, which minimizes noise and why many believe bigger fish are more likely to bite. Brian Bashore, Outdoor Life, "10 Early Ice Fishing Walleye Tactics That Will Put You on the Bite," 21 Dec. 2020 For anglers, the kayak has two rod holders, a transducer cavity, tackle storage, a padded standing platform to cast from, and several accessory rails for mounting gear. Adrienne Donica, Popular Mechanics, "The Best Kayaks for Fishing and Floating," 3 June 2020 In the clip, Teigen and Legend's four-year-old daughter, Luna Simone Stephens, mans the transducer (while being assisted by the technician, of course), applying it directly to the belly in order to produce an image of a fetus. Chelsey Sanchez, Harper's BAZAAR, "Chrissy Teigen's Ultrasound Had a Little Help from 4-Year-Old Luna," 8 Sep. 2020 In the clip, Luna assists the doctor to move the transducer around Teigen's belly. Georgia Slater, PEOPLE.com, "Chrissy Teigen Says She's on 'Official 2 Week Bed Rest' While Pregnant with Third Child," 9 Sep. 2020 Also available in a 12-foot model, the Sportsman PDL has a spot to mount your transducer, a padded casting platform, and comes with a tackle box. Adrienne Donica, Popular Mechanics, "The Best Kayaks for Fishing and Floating," 3 June 2020 The hull might even have a spot for your fishfinder’s transducer. Adrienne Donica, Popular Mechanics, "The Best Kayaks for Fishing and Floating," 3 June 2020

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First Known Use of transducer

1924, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of transducer was in 1924

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“Transducer.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/transducer. Accessed 3 Mar. 2021.

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transducer

noun

English Language Learners Definition of transducer

technical : a device that changes power from one system into another form for another system

transducer

noun
trans·​duc·​er | \ -ˈd(y)ü-sər How to pronounce transducer (audio) \

Medical Definition of transducer

: a device that is actuated by power from one system and supplies power usually in another form to a second system

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