digital world meaning, digital world definition | English Cobuild dictionary

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digital  

1       adj   Digital systems record or transmit information in the form of thousands of very small signals.  
The new digital technology would allow a rapid expansion in the number of TV channels.     
  digitally      adv  
...digitally recorded sound.     
2       adj   Digital devices such as watches or clocks give information by displaying numbers rather than by having a pointer which moves round a dial. Compare analogue.  
ADJ n  
...a digital display.     


digital audio tape     
Digital audio tape is a type of magnetic tape used to make very high quality recordings of sound by recording it in digital form. The abbreviation DAT is often used.      n-uncount  
digital camera        ( digital cameras    plural  ) A digital camera is a camera that produces digital images that can be stored on a computer, displayed on a screen, and printed.      n-count  
The speed with which digital cameras can take, process and transmit an image is phenomenal.     
digital radio        ( digital radios    plural  )
1       n-uncount   Digital radio is radio in which the signals are transmitted in digital form and decoded by the radio receiver.  
2       n-count   A digital radio is a radio that can receive digital signals.  
Manufacturers are working on a new generation of cheaper digital radios.     
digital recording        ( digital recordings    plural  )
1       n-uncount   Digital recording is the process of converting sound or images into numbers.  
2       n-count   A digital recording is a recording made by converting sound or images into numbers.  
digital television        ( digital televisions    plural  )
1       n-uncount   Digital television is television in which the signals are transmitted in digital form and decoded by the television receiver.  
2       n-count   A digital television is a television that can receive digital signals.  
...wide screen digital televisions.     
digital TV        ( digital TVs    plural  )
1       n-uncount   Digital TV is the same as digital television.  
2       n-count   A digital TV is the same as a digital television.  
personal digital assistant        ( personal digital assistants    plural  ) A personal digital assistant is a hand-held computer, used mainly for storing and accessing personal information such as addresses, telephone numbers, and memos. The abbreviation PDA is also used.      n-count  
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exp.
A progressing virtual world of global computers having networks of interdependent information technology infrastructures, telecommunications networks and computer processing systems in which online interactions takes place.
[Tech.]
n.
disconnection of active online presence and accounts upon user's death.
[Tech.]
n.
monetary and ethical value of digital assets
[Tech.]
n.
monetary or non-monetary worth given to virtual assets or contents
[Tech.]
n.
a properly secured encrypted system where digital assets are saved
[Comp.];[Tech.]
n.
virtual storing of data
[Tech.] used for example to store users' navigation data for data mining
n.
system used for the storage of digital assets.
[Tech.]
n.
valuable virtual or digital assets in cyberspace
[Tech.]
n.
authorized physical or moral person who disposes of the digital assets belonging to a deceased person
[Tech.]
n.
a person who accesses the Internet from multiple devices (computer, tablet, mobile phone...)
n.
online footprint left by an user, available across the world wide web.
[Tech.]
n.
the act of transferring virtual content or value on the Internet to a specific destination
[Tech.]
n.
set of data relative to the online activity of one particular user
[Tech.]
n.
proprietary rights over virtual assets
[Tech.]
n.
set of virtual assets belonging to an user
[Tech.]
n.
what remains of someone's life in cyber space after his or her death
[Tech.]
n.
virtual assets belonging to an individual that are transferred upon his/her death to a designed heir
[Tech.] also "digital legacy"
n.
virtual network linking an user to his or her professional and / or personal contacts
[Tech.]
n.
digitalizing information in order to keeping it available and exploitable in time
[Tech.] digitalizing = putting something in a format that can be easily read by a computer
exp.
intensifying expression, often used with "look"
he looked for all the world as if he was going to cry: il avait vraiment l'air d'être sur le point de pleurer
n.
the act of changing the ownership of a virtual property from one person to another
[Tech.]
exp.
The virtual ownership of digital assets in cyberspace.
[Tech.]
n.
(Abbreviation) World Food Programme is the world's largest humanitarian agency fighting hunger. WFP is part of the United Nations system and is voluntarily funded.
WFP is funded entirely by voluntary donations. wfp.org
n.
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exp.
business operating in a "real world" not on the internet : like a department store, a car manufacturer
see : click and mortar : a business that combine new technologies and traditional business
n.
term used to reffer to a person that thinks the end of the world is near
exp.
when you are happy, people will want to be around you and share your happiness, but when you are sad, people will avoid you.

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