digital definition, meaning - what is digital in the British English Dictionary & Thesaurus - Cambridge Dictionaries Online

Cambridge Dictionaries online Cambridge Dictionaries online

The most popular online dictionary and thesaurus for learners of English

English definition of “digital”

See all translations

digital

adjective uk   /ˈdɪdʒ.ɪ.təl/  us   /-t̬əl/
A2 recording or storing information as series of the numbers 1 and 0, which show that a signal is present or absent: digital dataA2 using or relating to digital signals and computer technology : a digital recording a digital camera digital TVB1 showing information in the form of an electronic image: a digital clock/display a digital watch
More examples
digitally
adverb uk   us   /-i/
Sound and pictures can be stored digitally, as on a CD.
(Definition of digital from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
What is the pronunciation of digital?
Add Cambridge dictionaries to your browser to your website

Definitions of “digital” in other dictionaries

Word of the Day

generous

willing to give money, help, kindness, etc., especially more than is usual or expected

Word of the Day

May I sit here? Asking for and giving permission.

by Liz Walter,
June 03, 2015
We often find ourselves in situations where we need to ask for permission or to reply to people who ask us for permission. Here are some words and phrases to help you do this in a natural way. The simplest way to ask for permission is with the modal verb can: Can

Read More 

ebolaphobia noun

June 01, 2015
irrational fear of the (spread of) the Ebola virus Ebolaphobia Going Viral

Read More