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digital

adjective
 
 
/ˈdɪdʒɪtəl/
IT, COMMUNICATIONS using a system that can be used by a computer and other electronic equipment, in which information is sent and received in electronic form as a series of the numbers 1 and 0: digital content/data/information digital camera/photography/image digital television/TV/radio After the switchover all our TV channels went digital. → Compare analogue
IT, INTERNET relating to computer technology, especially the internet: The business has invested heavily in the latest digital technology. In the digital world, the tools available to a marketer are utterly different. The magazine that year ranked YouTube as one of its top ten digital brands.
showing information as whole numbers rather than in another form such as a picture, graph, etc.: The unit has a clear digital display showing the temperature and humidity. a digital watch/clock/alarm clock
digitally /ˈdɪdʒɪtəli/ adverb
(Definition of digital from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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