the band of frequencies at the sides of the carrier frequency of a modulated signal.
Origin of side band
First recorded in 1795–1805
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British Dictionary definitions for sideband
/ (ˈsaɪdˌbænd) /
the frequency band either above (upper sideband) or below (lower sideband) the carrier frequency, within which fall the spectral components produced by modulation of a carrier waveSee also single sideband transmission
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