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pulse-amplitude modulation

[puhls-am-pli-tood, -tyood] /ˈpʌlsˈæm plɪˌtud, -ˌtyud/
noun, Telecommunications.
1.
modulation of the amplitude of a train of electric pulses used to carry signals (pulse carrier)
Abbreviation: PAM.
Origin of pulse-amplitude modulation
1945-1950
First recorded in 1945-50
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