- a person or thing that modulates.
- Telecommunications. a device for modulating a carrier wave.
Origin of modulator
Examples from the Web for modulator
The boys can all read from the Sol-fa modulator, and Mr. Breden gives them ear-tests.
So Lockley flipped the modulator switch and turned on the instrument.Operation Terror
William Fitzgerald Jenkins
He never gives on the modulator an ascending passage which begins below this G.
In modulator practice, and as far as possible in pieces of music, he keeps the trebles above .
Now there are three different ways that the microphone and its modulator can be connected in circuit.The Radio Amateur's Hand Book
A. Frederick Collins
Word Origin and History for modulator
c.1500, from Latin modulator, literally "one who modulates" in various senses (e.g. "musical director"), agent noun from past participle stem of modulari (see modulation). Meaning "device that produces modulation of a wave" is from 1919.