pulse-carrier

pulse-amplitude modulation

[puhls-am-pli-tood, -tyood]
noun Telecommunications.
modulation of the amplitude of a train of electric pulses used to carry signals (pulse carrier) Abbreviation: PAM

Origin:
1945–50

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