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superheterodyne receiver

a radio receiver that combines two radio-frequency signals by heterodyne action, to produce a signal above the audible frequency limit. This signal is amplified and demodulated to give the desired audio-frequency signal Sometimes shortened to superhet
Word Origin
C20: from super(sonic) + heterodyne
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