transitive verb-·lat·ed, -·lat·ing
transitive verbde·mod·u·lat·ed, de·mod·u·lat·ing, de·mod·u·lates
(third-person singular simple present demodulates, present participle demodulating, simple past and past participle demodulated)
- To reverse modulate, undo the effects of modulation.
- In a radio transmitter you modulate the carrier wave; in the receiver you demodulate it.
de- + modulate
demodulate - Computer Definition
The opposite of modulate. Demodulation reverses the process of modulation in order to extract a signal from a circuit. See also modulate.