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verb (used with object), de·mod·u·lat·ed, de·mod·u·lat·ing.
  1. Telecommunications. to extract the original information-bearing signal from a modulated carrier wave or signal; detect.
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Origin of demodulate

First recorded in 1920–25; de- + modulate
Related formsde·mod·u·la·tor, noun
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British Dictionary definitions for demodulate


  1. to carry out demodulation on (a wave or signal)
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Derived Formsdemodulator, noun
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