Definition of digibox in US English:

digibox

noun

  • 1Sound Recording. = "analogue-to-digital converter". nonce-use.

  • 2Frequently in form DigiBox. Computing. A digital envelope allowing the transmission of data in encrypted form, especially across the Internet, together with codes which allow access only to users who comply with the stated conditions of use. [A trademark in the United Kingdom.]

  • 3An electronic device that can be plugged into a domestic analogue television to enable it to receive digital signals.

Origin

1990s; earliest use found in Usenet (newsgroups). From digi- + box.

Pronunciation

digibox

/ˈdɪdʒɪbɒks/