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autodyne

[aw-tuh-dahyn] /ˈɔ təˌdaɪn/
noun, Electronics.
1.
a type of heterodyne circuit containing a vacuum tube or transistor that acts simultaneously as a detector and oscillator.
Origin
1915-1920
1915-20; auto-1 + dyne
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autodyne

/ˈɔːtəʊˌdaɪn/
adjective
1.
(electronics) denoting or relating to an electrical circuit in which the same elements and valves are used as oscillator and detector
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