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pulse-code modulation

[puhls-kohd] /ˈpʌlsˌkoʊd/
noun, Telecommunications.
1.
a form of modulation that transforms a wave-form, as an audio signal, into a binary signal in which information is conveyed by a coded order of pulses for transmission, storage on a disk, or processing by a computer.
Abbreviation: PCM.
Origin
1945-1950
1945-50
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