keying interval

keying interval

[′kē·iŋ ‚int·ər·vəl]
(communications)
In a periodically keyed transmission system, one of the set of intervals starting from a change in state and equal in length to the shortest time between changes of state.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific & Technical Terms, 6E, Copyright © 2003 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
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It is also extraneous energy that originates from a signal in one or more keying intervals (character time-slots) and that interferes with the reception of the signal in another keying interval.