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frequency modulation


from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • n. The encoding of a carrier wave by variation of its frequency in accordance with an input signal.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. the use of a modulating wave to vary the instantaneous frequency of a carrier wave

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. modulation of the frequency of the (radio) carrier wave


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