from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. A type of electronic modulation in which the phase of a carrier wave is varied in order to transmit the information contained in the signal.
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- n. A method of sending information by modifying (modulating) the difference in phase (fraction of a wave length) between a signal and a reference.
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- n. modulation of the phase of the carrier wave
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