Definition of demodulate in English:

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demodulate

Pronunciation: /dēˈmäjəˌlāt/

verb

[with object] Electronics
1Extract (a modulating signal) from its carrier.
Example sentences
  • Thus, this signal can be demodulated and played on an ordinary FM radio receiver.
  • The fundamental characteristic of software radio is that software defines the transmitted waveforms, and software demodulates the received waveforms.
  • A modem is a piece of telecommunications equipment which modulates and demodulates a message.
1.1Separate a modulating signal from (its carrier).

Derivatives

demodulation

Pronunciation: /dēˌmäjəˈlāSH(ə)n/
noun
Example sentences
  • When there is a match between the replica and a received signal, initial synchronization is achieved, and the receiver commences signal tracking, data message demodulation, and position calculation.
  • This block does not perform waveform specific processing such as demodulation or equalization.
  • A simple demodulation scheme eliminates the need for high-speed photodetectors and signal processing.

demodulator

Pronunciation: /-ˌlātər/
noun
Example sentences
  • ‘The receiver must synchronize its demodulator with the bit stream,’ he explained.
  • The signals from the transducer were processed through a demodulator and then sampled by a computer at 50 Hz.
  • Its innovation lies in the design of the detection mechanism in the demodulator, which is based on symbol pattern recognition.

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Syllabification: de·mod·u·late

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