Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
A carrier wave modulated by a signal wave and then used with other subcarriers to modulate the main carrier wave.
- ‘The subcarrier, from the receiver audio output, was recorded on a DAT tape recorder and later converted to a computer sound file.’
- ‘Additional subcarriers are sometimes found in the region of 57kHz - 96kHz.’
- ‘The watches use SPOT technology, which is fed data through an FM subcarrier that transmits weather, traffic, and other information over low-power FM frequencies.’
- ‘Recording/reproducing device which receives an FM multiplexed signal comprising a subcarrier or a darc signal and outputs traffic information after detecting an intermission.’
- ‘Processing methods using adaptive threshold for removal of chroma/luminance cross-talk in quadrature-modulated subcarrier color television systems’
We take a look at several popular, though confusing, punctuation marks.
From Afghanistan to Zimbabwe, discover surprising and intriguing language facts from around the globe.
The definitions of ‘buddy’ and ‘bro’ in the OED have recently been revised. We explore their history and increase in popularity.