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
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The answer is by calibrating your force transducer on the world's biggest weight, located at the National Institute of Standards and Technology.
The hack involves recording the magnetic signal (using headphones as a transducer) and building a device to play it back.
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Definition of transducer for English Language Learners
: a device that changes power from one system into another form for another system
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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