subcarrier

or sub-car·ri·er

[ suhb-kar-ee-er ]
/ sʌbˈkær i ər /

noun Radio.

a carrier wave used to modify or modulate another carrier wave.

Nearby words

  1. subcaliber,
  2. subcalibre,
  3. subcallosal gyrus,
  4. subcapsular cataract,
  5. subcarbide,
  6. subcartilaginous,
  7. subcasing,
  8. subcategory,
  9. subcelestial,
  10. subcellar

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British Dictionary definitions for subcarrier

subcarrier

/ (ˈsʌbˌkærɪə) /

noun

a subsidiary carrier wave that is modulated with information and applied as modulation to a main carrier wave that is already modulated with other information
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