suppressed carrier

suppressed carrier

[sə′prest ′kar·ē·ər]
(communications)
A carrier in a modulated signal that is suppressed at the transmitter; the chrominance subcarrier in a color television transmitter is an example.
References in periodicals archive ?
Mitchell, "Performance analysis of multi-wavelength RoF system applying double sideband suppressed carrier DSB-SC modulation", Electronic letters, 1995.
It can be seen that the modulation results in a single sideband, suppressed carrier output with a high content of modulation harmonics.