pulsetime modulation

pulse-time modulation

[puhls-tahym]
noun Electronics.
radio transmission in which the carrier is modulated to produce a series of pulses timed to transmit the amplitude and pitch of a signal. Abbr.: PTM

Origin:
1940–45

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pulse-time modulation

noun
modulation of the time between successive pulses 
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