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encoder


  1  definition  found 
 
  From  The  Free  On-line  Dictionary  of  Computing  (13  Mar  01)  [foldoc]: 
 
  encoder 
 
  1.    Any  program,  circuit  or  {algorithm} 
  which  {encode}s. 
 
  Example  usages:  "{MPEG}  encoder",  "{NTSC}  encoder", 
  "{RealAudio}  encoder". 
 
  2.    A  sensor  or  transducer  for  converting  rotary 
  motion  or  position  to  a  series  of  electronic  pulses. 
 
  (1997-03-04)