Associations to the word «Modulate»


MODULATE, verb. (transitive) To regulate, adjust or adapt
MODULATE, verb. (transitive) To change the pitch, intensity or tone of one's voice or of a musical instrument
MODULATE, verb. (transitive) (electronics) to vary the amplitude, frequency or phase of a carrier wave in proportion to the amplitude etc of a source wave (such as speech or music)
MODULATE, verb. (intransitive) (music) to move from one key or tonality to another, especially by using a chord progression

Dictionary definition

MODULATE, verb. Change the key of, in music; "modulate the melody".
MODULATE, verb. Vary the pitch of one's speech.
MODULATE, verb. Fix or adjust the time, amount, degree, or rate of; "regulate the temperature"; "modulate the pitch".
MODULATE, verb. Adjust the pitch, tone, or volume of.
MODULATE, verb. Vary the frequency, amplitude, phase, or other characteristic of (electromagnetic waves).

Wise words

Watch your thoughts, they become your words. Watch your words, they become your actions. Watch your actions, they become your habits. Watch your habits, they become your character. Watch your character, it becomes your destiny.