noting or pertaining to a method of changing the frequency of an incoming radio signal by adding it to a signal generated within the receiver to produce fluctuations or beats of a frequency equal to the difference between the two signals.
verb (used without object), heterodyned, heterodyning.
to produce a heterodyne effect.
verb (used with object), heterodyned, heterodyning. 3.
to mix (a frequency) with a different frequency so as to achieve a heterodyne effect.
Origin: 1905–10; hetero-
< Greek dýnamis