clipper-limiter

clipper-limiter

[¦klip·ər ¦lim·əd·ər]
(electronics)
A device whose output is a function of the instantaneous input amplitude for a range of values lying between two predetermined limits but is approximately constant, at another level, for input values above the range.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific & Technical Terms, 6E, Copyright © 2003 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
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