pulse code modulation

noun

Definition of pulse code modulation

: modulation of a radio wave or signal in which the intelligence is conveyed by a code or order of pulses of the wave that are usually all of the same size and shape and that are transmitted at multiples of a standard time interval

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“Pulse code modulation.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/pulse%20code%20modulation. Accessed 20 Sep. 2021.

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