vestigial-sideband transmission

vestigial-sideband transmission

[və′stij·ē·əl ¦sīd‚band tranz‚mish·ən]
(communications)
A type of radio signal transmission for amplitude modulation in which the normal complete sideband on one side of the carrier is transmitted, but only a part of the other sideband is transmitted. Also known as asymmetrical-sideband transmission.