Variant of modulate
- to regulate, adjust, or adapt to the proper degree
- to vary the pitch, intensity, etc. of (the voice), often specif. to a lower degree
- Radio to vary the amplitude, frequency, or phase of (an oscillation, as a carrier wave) in accordance with some signal
Origin: < L modulatus, pp. of modulari, to regulate, measure off, arrange < modulus, dim. of modus: see mode
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