Etymology
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transducer (n.)

1924, "device which converts energy from one form to another," from Latin transducere/traducere "lead across, transfer, carry over," from trans "across, beyond" (see trans-) + ducere "to lead" (from PIE root *deuk- "to lead").

updated on December 10, 2020

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Definitions of transducer from WordNet

transducer (n.)
an electrical device that converts one form of energy into another;
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