a form of modulation that transforms a wave-form, as an audio signal, into a binary signal in which information is conveyed by a coded order of pulses for transmission, storage on a disk, or processing by a computer.
noun 1. a system of calling telephone numbers wherein electrical pulses corresponding to the digits in the number called are generated by manipulating a rotary dial or push buttons (contrasted with ). noun an older mode of telephone dialing with each digit transmitted via electrical pulse; also written pulse dialling
- Pulse dialling
noun See pulse dialing
- Pulse height analyser
noun 1. (electronics) a multichannel analyser that sorts pulses into selected amplitude ranges
- Pulse generator
pulse generator n. A device that produces an electrical discharge at regular intervals, which can be modified as needed, as in an electronic pacemaker.