Associations to the word «Modulate»

Wiktionary

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).

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