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One entry found for modulate.
Main Entry: mod·u·late
Pronunciation: primarystressmäj-schwa-secondarystresslamacrt
Function: verb
Inflected Form(s): -lat·ed; -lat·ing
1 : to tune to a key or pitch
2 : to adjust or regulate to the proper proportion; especially : to tone down : SOFTEN <modulated his voice>
3 : to vary a quality (as frequency or amplitude) of an electromagnetic wave for the transmission of information (as by radio)
- mod·u·la·tor /-secondarystresslamacrt-schwar/ noun
- mod·u·la·to·ry /-lschwa-secondarystresstomacrr-emacron, -secondarystresstodotr-/ adjective

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