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1A device which combines the outputs of two radio frequency oscillators (one of fixed, and one of variable frequency), to give an output whose frequency equals the difference between the original frequencies.
2Beat oscillator.See also beat oscillator
1950s; earliest use found in Keith Henney (b. 1896).
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