ring counter

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ring counter

[′riŋ ‚kau̇nt·ər]
(electronics)
A loop of binary scalers or other bistable units so connected that only one scaler is in a specified state at any given time; as input signals are counted, the position of the one specified state moves in an ordered sequence around the loop.
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4 ns), pin to logic to pin (6 ns), 16-bit Johnson counter (320 MHz), 16-bit prescaled loadable counters (230 MHz), 8-bit accumulator (133 MHz), and datapath (335 MHz).
Johnson counters by saying that England could make no bigger mistake at this point in the season than to look at the bigger picture, especially with the visit to Twickenham of champions France only two days away.
Johnson counters that Pinker has no scientific basis for his claim.

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