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continuous carrier[kən¦tin·yə·wəs ′kar·ē·ər]
A carrier signal that is transmitted at all times during maintenance of a communications link, whether or not data are being transmitted.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific & Technical Terms, 6E, Copyright © 2003 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
continuous carrierIn communications, a carrier frequency that is transmitted even when data are not being sent over the line. See carrier.
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