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superheterodyne

[soo-per-het-er-uh-dahyn] /ˌsu pərˈhɛt ər əˌdaɪn/
adjective
1.
denoting, pertaining to, or using a method of processing received radio or video signals in which an incoming modulated wave is changed by the heterodyne process into a lower-frequency wave and then subjected to amplification and subsequent detection.
noun
2.
a superheterodyne receiver.
Origin
1920-1925
1920-25; super(sonic) + heterodyne
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