homodyne

[hoh-muh-dahyn, hom-uh-]

adjective Radio.

of or relating to reception by a device that generates a varying voltage of the same or nearly the same frequency as the incoming carrier wave and combines it with the incoming signal for detection.

Nearby words

  1. homocystinemia,
  2. homocystinuria,
  3. homocytotropic,
  4. homocytotropic antibody,
  5. homodont,
  6. homoecious,
  7. homoeo-,
  8. homoerotic,
  9. homoeroticism,
  10. homogametic

Origin of homodyne

First recorded in 1925–30; homo- + dyne

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