pulse'-code modula"tion

Pronunciation: (puls'kōd"), [key] Telecommunications.
a form of modulation that transforms a wave-form, as an audio signal, into a binary signal in which information is conveyed by a coded order of pulses for transmission, storage on a disk, or processing by a computer. Abbr.: PCM

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