wavelength-division multiplexing(redirected from Dense wavelength division multiplexing)
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wavelength-division multiplexing[¦wāv‚leŋth də¦vizh·ən ′məl·tə‚pleks·iŋ]
The sharing of the total available pass-band of a transmission medium in the optical portion of the electromagnetic spectrum by assigning individual information streams to signals of different wavelengths. Abbreviated WDM.