how to pronounce heterodyne


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heterodyne is pronounced in four syllables

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meanings of heterodyne


  1. The beat so produced.
  2. Either the sum or difference of the two oscillations.


  1. To change the frequency of a signal by such a process.
  2. To produce heterodyne interference in a radio.


  1. Of two oscillations: having two slightly different frequencies such that, when combined, they produce a beat.

heterodyne frequency in english - C2+ level of CEFR

the word heterodyne occurs in english on average 0 times per one million words; this frequency warrants it to be in the study list for C2+ level of language mastery according to CEFR, the Common European Framework of Reference.

topics heterodyne can be related to

it is hard to perfectly classify words into specific topics since each word can have many context of its use, but our machine-learning models believe that heterodyne can be often used in the following areas:

1) communication, information, and media;

2) education, science, and technology;

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