from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. A substance or device, such as a piezoelectric crystal, microphone, or photoelectric cell, that converts input energy of one form into output energy of another.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- n. A device that converts energy from one form into another.
- n. A state machine that generates output based on a given input.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. an electrical device that converts one form of energy into another
From Latin trānsdūcere, to transfer : trāns-, trans- + dūcere, to lead; see deuk- in Indo-European roots.(American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)
transduce + -er (Wiktionary)