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homodyne

[hoh-muh-dahyn, hom-uh-] /ˈhoʊ məˌdaɪn, ˈhɒm ə-/
adjective, Radio.
1.
of or relating to reception by a device that generates a varying voltage of the same or nearly the same frequency as the incoming carrier wave and combines it with the incoming signal for detection.
Origin
1925-1930
1925-30; homo- + dyne
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