Modulate

Definition of Modulate

Mod´u`late
v. t.1.To form, as sound, to a certain key, or to a certain portion.
[imp. & p. p. Modulated ; p. pr. & vb. n. Modulating .]
2.To vary or inflect in a natural, customary, or musical manner; as, the organs of speech modulate the voice in reading or speaking.
Could any person so modulate her voice as to deceive so many?
- Broome.
3.(Electronics) To alter the amplitude, frequency, phase, or intensity of (the carrier wave of a radio signal) at intervals, so as to represent information to be conveyed by the signal; - a technique used to convey information by means of radio waves transmitted by one electronic device and received by another.
v. i.1.(Mus.) To pass from one key into another.

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