Associations to the word «Modulation»

Wiktionary

MODULATION, noun. The process of applying a signal to a carrier, modulating.
MODULATION, noun. The variation and regulation of a population, physiological response, etc.

Dictionary definition

MODULATION, noun. A musical passage moving from one key to another.
MODULATION, noun. (electronics) the transmission of a signal by using it to vary a carrier wave; changing the carrier's amplitude or frequency or phase.
MODULATION, noun. Rise and fall of the voice pitch.
MODULATION, noun. A manner of speaking in which the loudness or pitch or tone of the voice is modified.
MODULATION, noun. The act of modifying or adjusting according to due measure and proportion (as with regard to artistic effect).

Wise words

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