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Pulse modulation

noun (electronics)
a type of modulation in which a train of pulses is used as the carrier wave, one or more of its parameters, such as amplitude, being modulated or modified in order to carry information
the modulation of a continuous carrier wave by means of pulses


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    noun a place on the human body where the pulse is easily detected, as on an artery Examples Most people are familiar with the pulse point on the inside of the wrist. Word Origin 1905

  • Pulse-pressure

    noun 1. the pressure of the pulse; the difference between the systolic and diastolic pressures. pulse pressure n. The variation in blood pressure occurring in an artery during the cardiac cycle; the difference between systolic and diastolic pressures.

  • Pulse-rate

    noun, Medicine/Medical. 1. the rate of the pulse: stated in pulsations per minute. pulse rate n. The rate of the pulse as observed in an artery, expressed as beats per minute.

  • Pulse-repetition-frequency

    noun, Telecommunications. 1. the number of pulses per second in a system of pulse transmission. Abbreviation: PRF.

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