infrared receiver


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infrared receiver

[¦in·frə¦red ri′sē·vər]
(electronics)
A device that intercepts or demodulates infrared radiation that may carry intelligence. Also known as nancy receiver.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific & Technical Terms, 6E, Copyright © 2003 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
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