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AM (Amplitude Modulation)


Term
AM (Amplitude Modulation)

Abbreviation
AM

Definition
AM (Amplitude Modulation) is the modulation of a wave by varying its amplitude, used chiefly as a means of radio broadcasting, in which an audio signal is combined with a carrier wave.

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