n.1.The act of modulating, or the state of being modulated; as, the modulation of the voice.
2.Sound modulated; melody.
3.(Mus.) A change of key, whether transient, or until the music becomes established in the new key; a shifting of the tonality of a piece, so that the harmonies all center upon a new keynote or tonic; the art of transition out of the original key into one nearly related, and so on, it may be, by successive changes, into a key quite remote. There are also sudden and unprepared modulations.
4.(Electronics) The alteration of hte amplitude, intensity, frequency, or phase (of the carrier wave of a radio signal) at intervals, so as to represent information to be transmitted.
Noun1.modulation - a musical passage moving from one key to another
Synonyms: transition
2.modulation - (electronics) the transmission of a signal by using it to vary a carrier wave; changing the carrier's amplitude or frequency or phase
3.modulation - rise and fall of the voice pitch
4.modulation - a manner of speaking in which the loudness or pitch or tone of the voice is modified
Synonyms: inflection
5.modulation - the act of modifying or adjusting according to due measure and proportion (as with regard to artistic effect)
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