code-division multiplex

code-division multiplex

[′kōd də′vizh·ən ′məlt·i‚pleks]
(communications)
Multiplex in which two or more communication links occupy the entire transmission channel simultaneously, with code signal structures designed so a given receiver responds only to its own signals and treats the other signals as noise. Abbreviated CDM.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific & Technical Terms, 6E, Copyright © 2003 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.