carrier wave


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carrier wave

n.
An electromagnetic wave that can be modulated, as in frequency, amplitude, or phase, to transmit speech, music, images, or other signals.

carrier wave

n
(Electronics) a wave of fixed amplitude and frequency that is modulated in amplitude, frequency, or phase in order to carry a signal in radio transmission, etc. See amplitude modulation, frequency modulation
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Noun1.carrier wave - a radio wave that can be modulated in order to transmit a signal
radio emission, radio radiation, radio wave - an electromagnetic wave with a wavelength between 0.5 cm to 30,000 m
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Characteristics of the bandwidth, carrier wave, and modulation depth for some typical RF sources are summarized in Table 5.
My philosophy on dealing with an arcane subject such as laboratory informatics is to use my myriad of fife stories as a carrier wave for poignant project elements that can often spell disaster and doom for companies .
The peak contains the highest super waving frequencies and amplitudes of inner waves, whose stability is maintained at a maximum by the peak of the carrier wave.
10] consecutive laser pulses--of the optical-frequency carrier wave with respect to its pulse modulation.
Whereas Sheidrake brings in the idea of a morphic field to explain group animal behaviour, Chandler thinks that there is a modulation of a carrier wave shared by other members of the species.
Carol Marcus and adapted the genesis matrix to a carrier wave, and had then released it toward Earth.