teletypewriter signal distortion

teletypewriter signal distortion

[¦tel·ə′tīp‚rīd·ər ′sig·nəl di‚stȯr·shən]
(communications)
Of a start-stop teletypewriter signal, the shifting of the transition points of the signal pulses from their proper positions relative to the beginning of the start pulse; the magnitude of the distortion is expressed in percent of a perfect unit pulse length.
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