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carrier (cxr)
A wave suitable for modulation by an information-bearing signal. 2. An unmodulated emission. Note: The carrier is usually a sinusoidal wave or a uniform or predictable series of pulses. Synonym carrier wave. 3. Sometimes employed as a synonym for carrier system.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 



 
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