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  • v. Simple past tense and past participle of heterodyne.


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  • Accordingly, their field is so heterodyned that the force is an almost level one gee for some 2000 kilometers up from the surface; then, within the space of a single kilometer, the artificial attraction drops to zero and the acceleration experienced is merely that due to the asteroid's mass.

    Archive 2008-11-01

  • If he could just bring those forces to bear - But they heterodyned to form a hollow shell, and the requirements of feedback made their very creation dependent on a high background count.


  • The memory of that moment last year, when his body pattern flowed in currents and magnetic fields through hers, when the two patterns heterodyned and deep within her the first crystallization took place, glowed in him.


  • But it was of a strange extra-dimensional variety and so weakly heterodyned that we've only just now stumbled onto it by accident.

    Plasma Monster

  • It was on scramble code, which automatically heterodyned the audio output so that Desai's wife could not hear what came to him a couple of meters away.

    The Day of Their Return

  • How they were generated; upon what, if anything, they were heterodyned; how they were transmitted; and, above all, exactly how they were received and exactly how they were converted from pure thought, couched at least in pan in the symbols of language, into usefully assimilable information.

    Masters Of The Vortex

  • Into this endless pulsation, it was easy to inject a suitably heterodyned and scrambled message.

    Ensign Flandry

  • The tiny voice was a vibration inside him, he thought about sonic beams heterodyned and focused on his skull-bones.

    The Long Way Home

  • The infinitesimal fraction of that energy which was visible, heterodyned upon the ultra as it was and screened as it was, blazed so savagely upon the plates that it seared the eyes.

    Children of the Lens

  • What a terrific, what a tremendous meaning was heterodyned upon that seemingly light exchange!

    Children of the Lens


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