Definition of autodyne in English:

autodyne

adjective

Radio
  • Designating or relating to a circuit in which the part used for detection is also used as the local oscillator.

noun

Radio
rare
  • An autodyne circuit. Now rare.

Origin

Early 20th century; earliest use found in Circular United States Bureau of Standards. From auto- + -dyne, after heterodyne.

Pronunciation

autodyne

/ˈɔːtə(ʊ)dʌɪn/