Definition of digital adjective from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary



    BrE BrE//ˈdɪdʒɪtl//
    ; NAmE NAmE//ˈdɪdʒɪtl//
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  1. 1  using a system of receiving and sending information as a series of the numbers one and zero, showing that an electronic signal is there or is not there a digital camera digital terrestrial and digital satellite broadcasting born digital (= not converted from print or analogue form)
  2. 2  (of clocks, watches, etc.) showing information by using figures, rather than with hands that point to numbers a digital clock/watch compare analogue
  3. Word Originlate 15th cent.: from Latin digitalis, from digitus ‘finger, toe’.
See the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary entry: digital