Meaning of MODULATION in English


Pronunciation: ˌ mä-j ə - ' l ā -sh ə n

Function: 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 Collegiate English Dictionary.      Merriam Webster - Энциклопедический словарь английского языка.