carrier beat

carrier beat

[′kar·ē·ər ‚bēt]
(communications)
An undesirable heterodyne of facsimile signals, each synchronous with a different stable reference oscillator, causing a pattern in received copy.
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Widely regarded as the market s benchmark for excellence, South Africa s national carrier beat competition from Kenya Airways, Ethiopian Airlines, and Egypt Air.
The flag carrier beat more than 1,500 companies to stay at the top of the annual ranking of brand strength in the UK.
Britain's largest independent parcels carrier beat off strong competition from the likes of DHL, Parceline and TNT, cementing its reputation as a force to be reckoned with on the world stage.
The spacious people carrier beat off stiff competition from a rivals including Vauxhall's Zafira and Fiat's Multipla.
The national carrier beat off competition from arch-rivals British Airways to become the public's favourite way to fly.