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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 data A2 using or relating to digital signals and computer technology : a digital recording a digital camera digital TV B1 showing information in the form of an electronic image: a digital clock/display a digital watch
digitally
adverb uk   /-i/ us  
Sound and pictures can be stored digitally, as on a CD.
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