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overmodulation

[ oh-ver-moj-uh-ley-shuhn ]
/ ˈoʊ vərˌmɒdʒ əˈleɪ ʃən /
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noun Radio.
excessive amplitude modulation, resulting in distortion of a signal.
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Origin of overmodulation

First recorded in 1925–30; over- + modulation
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