Definition of transducer noun from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary



BrE BrE//trænzˈdjuːsə(r)//
; NAmE NAmE//trænzˈduːsər//
; BrE BrE//trænsˈdjuːsə(r)//
; NAmE NAmE//trænsˈduːsər//
(specialist) Electronics
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a device for producing an electrical signal from another form of energy such as pressure See related entries: Electronics Word Origin1920s: from Latin transducere ‘lead across’ (from trans- ‘across’ + ducere ‘lead’) + -er.
See the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary entry: transducer