HyperDic: modulation

English > 5 senses of the word modulation:
NOUNcommunicationmodulation, transitiona musical passage moving from one key to another
communicationmodulation(electronics) the transmission of a signal by using it to vary a carrier wave
communicationmodulation, intonation, pitch contourrise and fall of the voice pitch
communicationmodulation, inflectiona manner of speaking in which the loudness or pitch or tone of the voice is modified
actmodulationthe act of modifying or adjusting according to due measure and proportion (as with regard to artistic effect)
modulation > pronunciation
Soundsmaa.jhahley'shahn
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English > modulation: 5 senses > noun 1, communication
MeaningA musical passage moving from one key to another.
Synonymtransition
Broaderpassage, musical passageA short section of a musical composition
Spanishmodulación, transición
Catalanmodulació, transició
Verbsmodulatechange the key of, in music
English > modulation: 5 senses > noun 2, communication
Meaning(electronics) the transmission of a signal by using it to vary a carrier wave; changing the carrier's amplitude or frequency or phase.
CategoryelectronicsThe branch of physics that deals with the emission and effects of electrons and with the use of electronic devices
Narroweramplitude modulation, AMmodulation of the amplitude of the (radio) carrier wave
frequency modulation, FMmodulation of the frequency of the (radio) carrier wave
phase modulation, PMmodulation of the phase of the carrier wave
pulse modulationmodulation that imposes a signal on a train of pulses
Broadertransmissioncommunication by means of transmitted signals
Spanishmodulación
Catalanmodulació
Verbsmodulatevary the frequency, amplitude, phase, or other characteristic / characteristic of (electromagnetic waves)
English > modulation: 5 senses > noun 3, communication
MeaningRise and fall of the voice pitch.
Synonymsintonation, pitch contour
Narrowerintonation patternintonations characteristic of questions and requests and statements
monotone, drone, droningAn unchanging intonation
singsongA regular and monotonous rising and falling intonation
Broaderprosody, inflectionThe patterns of stress and intonation in a language
Spanishentonación
Catalanentonació
Verbsmodulatevary the pitch of one's speech
English > modulation: 5 senses > noun 4, communication
MeaningA manner of speaking in which the loudness or pitch or tone of the voice is modified.
Synonyminflection
Broadermanner of speaking, speech, deliveryYour characteristic style or manner of expressing yourself orally
Spanishinflexión
Verbsmodulateadjust the pitch, tone, or volume of
modulatevary the pitch of one's speech
English > modulation: 5 senses > noun 5, act
MeaningThe act of modifying or adjusting according to due measure and proportion (as with regard to artistic effect).
Broaderrevision, alterationThe act of revising / revising or altering (involving reconsideration and modification)
Verbsmodulatefix or adjust the time, amount, degree, or rate of

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