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frequency division multiplex

Line breaks: fre|quency div|ision multi|plex

Definition of frequency division multiplex in English:

noun

[mass noun] Telecommunications
A technique for sending two or more signals over the same telephone line, radio channel, or other medium. Each signal is transmitted as a unique range of frequencies within the bandwidth of the channel as a whole, enabling several signals to be transmitted simultaneously. Compare with time division multiplex.
Example sentences
  • At least one broadcaster said the industry should revisit the coded orthogonal frequency division multiplex format that was previously dismissed.
  • The big technology news was a move by angry members to supplant VSB with coded orthogonal frequency division multiplex.
  • Coded orthogonal frequency division multiplex helps reception, but it's not the U.S. standard.

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