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demodulation:

see modulationmodulation,
in communications, process in which some characteristic of a wave (the carrier wave) is made to vary in accordance with an information-bearing signal wave (the modulating wave); demodulation is the process by which the original signal is recovered from the wave
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demodulation

[dē‚mäj·ə′lā·shən]
(communications)
The recovery, from a modulated carrier, of a signal having substantially the same characteristics as the original signal.
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demodulation

Electronics the act or process by which an output wave or signal is obtained having the characteristics of the original modulating wave or signal; the reverse of modulation
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demodulation

(communications)
To recover the signal from the carrier. For example, in a radio broadcast using amplitude modulation the audio signal is transmitted as the mean amplitude of a radio-frequency carrier so demodulation requires a circuit which measures the amplitude and filters out the carrier. There are many other kinds of modulation and corresponding demodulation.
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demodulate

To isolate a data signal from a carrier wave. The demodulation circuit uses the unmodulated carrier as a reference signal and compares it to the received signal. See modulation and carrier.
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