A device for translating the magnitude of one quantity into another quantity. The second quantity often has units of measure different from the first and serves as the source of a useful signal. Vibration transducers convert mechanical motion into a proportional electronic signal (typically a voltage-proportional signal). [Bentley Nevada Corporation; Field of Rotating Machinery Measurement, Monitoring and Analysis]

The component in the converter housing that converts electrical energy to mechanical energy. [Thomas, Ralph H.; Ultrasonics in Packaging and Plastics Fabrication; 1974, Cahners Publishing Company, Inc., 89 Franklin Street, Boston, Mass. 02110]

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