• IPA: /ˈmɑː.dʒə.ˌleɪt/

modulate (modulates, present participle modulating; past and past participle modulated)

  1. (transitive) To regulate, adjust or adapt
  2. (transitive) To change the pitch, intensity or tone of one's voice or of a musical instrument
  3. (transitive, electronics) to vary the amplitude, frequency or phase of a carrier wave in proportion to the amplitude etc of a source wave (such as speech or music)
  4. (intransitive, music) to move from one key or tonality to another, especially by using a chord progression
Related terms Translations Translations Translations
  • French: moduler
  • Russian: модулировать

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