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intermodulation

[in-ter-moj-uh-ley-shuh n, -mod-yuh-] /ˌɪn tərˌmɒdʒ əˈleɪ ʃən, -ˌmɒd yə-/
noun
1.
the production in an electrical device of frequencies that are the sums or differences of frequencies of different inputs or of their harmonics.
Origin of intermodulation
1930-1935
First recorded in 1930-35; inter- + modulation
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British Dictionary definitions for intermodulation

intermodulation

/ˈɪntəˌmɒdjʊˈleɪʃən/
noun
1.
(electronics)
  1. interaction between two signals in electronic apparatus such that each affects the amplitude of the other
  2. (as modifier): intermodulation distortion
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