Definition of subcarrier in English:

subcarrier

Syllabification: sub·car·ri·er
Pronunciation: /ˈsəbˌkarēər
 
/

noun

Telecommunications
  • A carrier wave modulated by a signal wave and then used with other subcarriers to modulate the main carrier wave.
    More example sentences
    • Recording/reproducing device which receives an FM multiplexed signal comprising a subcarrier or a darc signal and outputs traffic information after detecting an intermission.
    • The subcarrier, from the receiver audio output, was recorded on a DAT tape recorder and later converted to a computer sound file.
    • Additional subcarriers are sometimes found in the region of 57kHz - 96kHz.

More definitions of subcarrier

Definition of subcarrier in:

Get more from Oxford Dictionaries

Subscribe to remove adverts and access premium resources

Word of the day coloratura
Pronunciation: ˌkɒlərəˈtjʊərə
noun
elaborate ornamentation of a vocal melody