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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