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superheterodyne receiver

/ (ˌsuːpəˈhɛtərəˌdaɪn) /
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noun
a radio receiver that combines two radio-frequency signals by heterodyne action, to produce a signal above the audible frequency limit. This signal is amplified and demodulated to give the desired audio-frequency signalSometimes shortened to: superhet
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Word Origin for superheterodyne receiver

C20: from super (sonic) + heterodyne

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