undermodulate

[ uhn-der-moj-uh-leyt ]
/ ˌʌn dərˈmɒdʒ əˌleɪt /

verb (used with object), un·der·mod·u·lat·ed, un·der·mod·u·lat·ing.

to reproduce (a sound or signal) at below the optimal output level in a recording or broadcasting system, causing it to be distorted.

Related forms

un·der·mod·u·la·tion, noun
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