subcarrier

subcarrier

[suhb-kar-ee-er]
noun Radio.
a carrier wave used to modify or modulate another carrier wave.
Also, sub-carrier.
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subcarrier (ˈsʌbˌkærɪə)
 
n
a subsidiary carrier wave that is modulated with information and applied as modulation to a main carrier wave that is already modulated with other information

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