baseband

1 of 2

noun

base·​band
: the band of frequencies that carries information in electronic communications and usually modulates a carrier signal

baseband

2 of 2

adjective

: of or relating to a communications system in which information is transmitted using a single unmodulated band of frequencies compare broadband

Word History

Etymology

Noun

base entry 3 + band entry 1

First Known Use

Noun

1952, in the meaning defined above

Adjective

1952, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of baseband was in 1952

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“Baseband.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/baseband. Accessed 19 Apr. 2024.

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