Previously, the medical community had known little about how to prevent or modulate this devastating liver disease.
We need to learn how to modulate the voice so as to make it a true reflex of the mind and mood.
There is a point in the mad scene where it is easy to modulate into the key of G major.
His power to sweep, guide, and modulate the width and intensity of his line is developed into a sixth sense.
This mirror is not the real organ of sound, but is supposed to modulate it.
The diaphragms were connected to a transistorized circuit designed to modulate the field current to the electromagnets.
Suppose we transmit at a radio-frequency of 50,000 cycles and modulate that with speech.
It is advisable to limit the work at first to melodies which do not modulate to the relative major.
Hassan, who played the darabukkeh, could modulate its throbbing so wonderfully.
It began to modulate itself and to express things most voices are incapable of expressing.
1610s, in music, back-formation from modulation, or else from Latin modulatus, past participle of modulari. General sense from 1620s. In telecommunications from 1908. Related: Modulated; modulating.
To vary the amplitude, frequency, or some other characteristic of a signal or power source. See also amplitude modulation, frequency modulation.