homodyne

[hoh-muh-dahyn, hom-uh-]
adjective Radio.
of or pertaining 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:
1925–30; homo- + dyne

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