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Definition 1: the act of modifying or adjusting according to due measure and proportion (as with regard to artistic effect) - [noun denoting act]

(modulation is a kind of ...) the act of revising or altering (involving reconsideration and modification)

"it would require a drastic revision of his opinion"

Definition 2: (electronics) the transmission of a signal by using it to vary a carrier wave; changing the carrier's amplitude or frequency or phase - [noun denoting communication]

(modulation is a kind of ...) communication by means of transmitted signals

(... is a kind of modulation ) modulation of the amplitude of the (radio) carrier wave

(... is a kind of modulation ) modulation of the frequency of the (radio) carrier wave

(... is a kind of modulation ) modulation of the phase of the carrier wave

(... is a kind of modulation ) modulation that imposes a signal on a train of pulses

(modulation belongs to category ...) the branch of physics that deals with the emission and effects of electrons and with the use of electronic devices

Definition 3: a musical passage moving from one key to another - [noun denoting communication]

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(modulation is a kind of ...) a short section of a musical composition

Definition 4: rise and fall of the voice pitch - [noun denoting communication]

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(modulation is a kind of ...) the patterns of stress and intonation in a language

(... is a kind of modulation ) intonations characteristic of questions and requests and statements

(... is a kind of modulation ) an unchanging intonation

(... is a kind of modulation ) a regular and monotonous rising and falling intonation

Definition 5: a manner of speaking in which the loudness or pitch or tone of the voice is modified - [noun denoting communication]

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(modulation is a kind of ...) your characteristic style or manner of expressing yourself orally

"his manner of speaking was quite abrupt" "her speech was barren of southernisms" "I detected a slight accent in his speech"

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