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the band of frequencies at the sides of the carrier frequency of a modulated signal.
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Let’s start with some etymology: What are the origins of the typographical word “bracket”?
First appeared around 1750, and is related to the French word “braguette” for the name of codpiece armor.
First appeared in 1610, based on the French word “baguette” for the long loaf of bread.
First appeared in 1555, and is related to the French word “raquette” for a netted bat.TAKE THE QUIZ TO FIND OUT
Origin of side band
First recorded in 1795–1805
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British Dictionary definitions for side band
/ (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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