Meaning of MODULATION in English

MODULATION

transcription, транскрипция: [ ˌmä-jə-ˈlā-shən ]

noun

Date: 1501

1. : an inflection of the tone or pitch of the voice ; specifically : the use of stress or pitch to convey meaning

2. : a regulating according to measure or proportion : tempering

3. : a change from one musical key to another by modulating

4. : the process of modulating a carrier or signal (as in radio) ; also : the result of this process

Merriam-Webster's Collegiate English vocabulary.      Энциклопедический словарь английского языка Merriam Webster.