/het"euhr euh duyn'/, adj., v., heterodyned, heterodyning. Radio.
1. noting or pertaining to a method of changing the frequency of an incoming radio signal by adding it to a signal generated within the receiver to produce fluctuations or beats of a frequency equal to the difference between the two signals.
2. to produce a heterodyne effect.
3. to mix (a frequency) with a different frequency so as to achieve a heterodyne effect.
[1905-10; HETERO- + -dyne < Gk dýnamis power]

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