frequency-division multiplexing

Definitions

General Science

  • noun
    (written as frequency division multiplexing)
    the assignation of a number of different signals to different frequencies or bands to allow many signals to be sent along one channel

Construction

  • (written as frequency division multiplexing)
    Splitting a channel's frequency band into narrower bands and allocating them to different sources.

Electronics

  • Its abbreviation is FDM. A technique in which multiple signals are transmitted simultaneously over a single transmission path by assigning each signal a separate portion of the total available frequency spectrum. For instance, a transmitter of a cable TV signal may utilize FDM to transmit many channels over the same coaxial cable. Also called frequency multiplexing.
  • acronymFDM

Computing

  • noun a system used to assign a number of different signals to different frequencies to allow many signals to be sent along one channel
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