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[dee-moj-uh-ley-shuh n] /diˌmɒdʒ əˈleɪ ʃən/
noun, Telecommunications.
detection (def 4b).
Origin of demodulation
1920-25; de- + modulation Unabridged
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British Dictionary definitions for demodulation


(electronics) the act or process by which an output wave or signal is obtained having the characteristics of the original modulating wave or signal; the reverse of modulation
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demodulation in Technology

To recover the signal from the carrier. For example, in a radio broadcast using amplitude modulation the audio signal is transmitted as the mean amplitude of a radio-frequency carrier so demodulation requires a circuit which measures the amplitude and filters out the carrier. There are many other kinds of modulation and corresponding demodulation.

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