Definitions for differentiator
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Random House Webster's College Dictionary
dif•fer•en•ti•ate*ˌdɪf əˈrɛn ʃiˌeɪt(v.)-at•ed, -at•ing.
(v.t.)to form or mark differently from other such things; distinguish.
to perceive the difference in or between.
to make different by modification, as a biological species.
Math. to obtain the differential or the derivative of.
(v.i.)to become unlike or dissimilar.
to make a distinction.
(of cells or tissues) to change from relatively generalized to specialized kinds during development.
* Syn: See distinguish.
Origin of differentiate:
1810–20; < ML
a person who (or that which) differentiates
Anything that differentiates, or causes differentiation (in any sense)
one who, or that which, differentiates
In electronics, a differentiator is a circuit that is designed such that the output of the circuit is approximately directly proportional to the rate of change of the input. An active differentiator includes some form of amplifier. A passive differentiator circuit is made of only resistors and capacitors.
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