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n. Abbr. pm or p-m
A method of signal transmission in which the phase of a carrier wave is varied to transmit information contained in the signal.
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(Electronics) a type of modulation, used in communication systems, in which the phase of a radio carrier wave is varied by an amount proportional to the instantaneous amplitude of the modulating signal
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radio transmission in which the carrier wave is modulated by changing its phase to transmit the amplitude and pitch of the signal.
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|Noun||1.||phase modulation - modulation of the phase of the carrier wave|
modulation - (electronics) the transmission of a signal by using it to vary a carrier wave; changing the carrier's amplitude or frequency or phase
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