regenerator

Definitions

Computing

  • noun a device used in communications that amplifies or regenerates a received signal and transmits it on. Regenerators are often used to extend the range of a network.

Electronics

  • A circuit or device which effects regeneration (1). An example is a pulse regenerator.
  • synonymregenerative repeater
  • A repeater which restores pulses to their original shape, amplifies, and retransmits. Also called regenerator (2).
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