autodyne

noun
au·​to·​dyne
plural -s

Definition of autodyne

: a special heterodyne in which the auxiliary current is generated in the device used for rectification

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First Known Use of autodyne

1919, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for autodyne

International Scientific Vocabulary aut- + dyne

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“Autodyne.” The Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster Inc., https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/autodyne. Accessed 26 January 2020.

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