from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. The encoding of a carrier wave by variation of its amplitude in accordance with an input signal.
- n. A broadcast system that uses amplitude modulation.
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- n. A method of sending information by modifying (modulating) the intensity (amplitude) of a carrier wave. Commonly abbreviated AM.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. modulation of the amplitude of the (radio) carrier wave
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