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A technique for sending two or more signals over the same telephone line, radio channel, or other medium. Each signal is transmitted as a unique range of frequencies within the bandwidth of the channel as a whole, enabling several signals to be transmitted simultaneously.Compare with time division multiplexing
- ‘The big technology news was a move by angry members to supplant VSB with coded orthogonal frequency division multiplex.’
- ‘Coded orthogonal frequency division multiplex helps reception, but it's not the U.S. standard.’
- ‘At least one broadcaster said the industry should revisit the coded orthogonal frequency division multiplex format that was previously dismissed.’
- ‘It incorporates advanced coded orthogonal frequency division multiplex technology that is said to optimise performance in the presence of low carrier-to-noise ratios.’
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The definitions of ‘buddy’ and ‘bro’ in the OED have recently been revised. We explore their history and increase in popularity.