transitive verb Date: 1927 to extract the information from (a modulated signal) • demodulation noundemodulator noun

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  • demodulate — ► VERB Electronics ▪ reverse the modulation of. DERIVATIVES demodulation noun demodulator noun …   English terms dictionary

  • demodulate — [dē mäj′ə lāt΄] vt. demodulated, demodulating to cause to undergo demodulation …   English World dictionary

  • demodulate — verb To reverse modulate, undo the effects of modulation. In a radio transmitter you modulate the carrier wave; in the receiver you demodulate it. Ant: modulate …   Wiktionary

  • demodulate — demodulator, n. /dee moj euh layt /, v.t., demodulated, demodulating. Telecommunications. to extract the original information bearing signal from a modulated carrier wave or signal; detect. [1920 25; DE + MODULATE] * * * …   Universalium

  • demodulate — To convert the tones from the phone lines to data …   Dictionary of telecommunications

  • demodulate — v. decode, decipher, separate a modulated message (Computers, Telecommunications) …   English contemporary dictionary

  • demodulate — verb Electronics extract (a modulating signal) from its carrier. Derivatives demodulation noun demodulator noun …   English new terms dictionary

  • demodulate — de·modulate …   English syllables

  • demodulate — de•mod•u•late [[t]diˈmɒdʒ əˌleɪt[/t]] v. t. lat•ed, lat•ing tgp to extract the original information bearing signal from (a modulated carrier wave or signal) • Etymology: 1920–25 de•mod u•la′tion, n. de•mod′u•la tor, n …   From formal English to slang

  • demodulate — /diˈmɒdʒəleɪt/ (say dee mojuhlayt) verb (t) (demodulated, demodulating) Radio to separate out transmitted information from its carrier wave, as in radio or telephone transmissions, in conjunction with analog to digital conversion, as in a modem.… …   Australian English dictionary

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