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data carrier

noun, Telecommunications.
1.
any medium that can record and convey data; a medium that holds machine-readable data.
2.
a frequency used for data transmission.
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Examples for data carrier
  • Acoustic telemetry technology uses the well-drilling tubing as the data transmission medium and sound waves as the data carrier.

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