carrier-to-noise ratio(redirected from Carrier to Noise Ratio)
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carrier-to-noise ratio[¦kar·ē·ər tə ¦nȯiz ‚rā·shō]
The ratio of the magnitude of the carrier to that of the noise after specified band limiting and before any nonlinear process such as amplitude limiting and detection.
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