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Etymology

From [[w:Template:lang:la language|Template:lang:la]][[Category:Template:lang:la derivations]] digitālis, from digitus (finger, toe)

Pronunciation

Adjective

digital (no comparative or superlative)

  1. Having to do with digits (fingers or toes); performed with a finger.
  2. Property of representing values as discrete numbers rather than a continuous spectrum.
    • digital computer, digital clock
  3. Of or relating to computers or the Computer Age.

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French

Pronunciation

Adjective

Singular Plural
Masculine digital
IPA: /di.ʒi.tal/
digitaux
IPA: /di.ʒi.tɔ/
Feminine digitale
IPA: /di.ʒi.tal/
digitales
IPA: /di.ʒi.tal/

digital m. (f. digitale, m. plural digitaux, f. plural digitales)

  1. of or pertaining to fingers or toes
  2. digital

Usage notes

digital is occasionally used in French to describe display devices such as TV screens. Its use for other purposes is often criticised, because this use derives from English, and because digital more commonly has the first meaning above.


German

Adjective

digital (not comparable)

  1. (computing) digital
  2. (medicine) digital

Portuguese

Adjective

digital m. and f. (plural digitais)

  1. digital; having to do with the fingers or toes
  2. dealing with discrete values rather than a continuous spectrum of values
  3. dealing with the display of numerical values

Spanish

Adjective

digital m. and f. (plural digitales)

  1. digital; having to do with the fingers or toes
  2. dealing with discrete values rather than a continuous spectrum of values
  3. dealing with the display of numerical values

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