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intermodulation

[ in-ter-moj-uh-ley-shuhn, -mod-yuh- ]
/ ˌɪn tərˌmɒdʒ əˈleɪ ʃən, -ˌmɒd yə- /
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noun
the production in an electrical device of frequencies that are the sums or differences of frequencies of different inputs or of their harmonics.
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Origin of intermodulation

First recorded in 1930–35; inter- + modulation
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British Dictionary definitions for intermodulation

intermodulation
/ (ˈɪntəˌmɒdjʊˈleɪʃən) /

noun
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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