time assignment speech interpolation
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time assignment speech interpolation[′tīm ə¦sīn·mənt ′spēch ‚in·tər·pə‚lā·shən]
Modulation technique based on the fact that speech is never a continuous stream of information, but consists of a large number of short signals; therefore, the period between the speech signals is used for transmitting other data including additional speech signals.
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