The definition of a pulse modulation is a sequence of short, periodic pulses.
An example of a pulse modulation is the different lengths of pulses used in radar.
- the formation of an intermittent carrier wave by the generation and transmission of a sequence of short, periodic pulses: used in radar
- the modulation of the amplitude, a characteristic, etc. of a sequence of pulses in order to convey information: often used in codes
A system of modulation in which pulses are altered and controlled in order to represent the message to be communicated.
(plural pulse modulations)