Auto-dyne

autodyne

[aw-tuh-dahyn]
noun Electronics.
a type of heterodyne circuit containing a vacuum tube or transistor that acts simultaneously as a detector and oscillator.

Origin:
1915–20; auto-1 + dyne

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autodyne (ˈɔːtəʊˌdaɪn)
 
adj
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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