Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • n. A device used to modulate an electromagnetic wave.

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  • n. device that modulates

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. One who, or that which, modulates.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. One who or that which modulates.
  • n. A chart of the musical scale, indicating the relations of its essential tones to each other and of the whole scale to its related scales.

Etymologies

modulate +‎ -or (Wiktionary)

Examples

  • The modulator is a very fast shutter that is opened and closed by the stream of data from the processors.

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  • The modulator is a low-power FM transmitter that broadcasts on an unused frequency.

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  • What does it mean to say that what comes out of the modulator is a vector?

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  • Oscillators 2 and 3 also offer the selection of: Â A rectangular wave, synchronized to Oscillator 1 Â A sawtooth wave, synchronized to Oscillator 1 Â A ring modulator, which is fed by the output of Oscillator 1 and a square wave from Oscillator 2.

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  • In the ES2, Oscillator 2 outputs a ring modulator, which is fed with a square wave of Oscillator 2 and the wave of Oscillator 1, when Ring is set as Oscillator 2's waveform.

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  • The cardiac neuronal nitric-oxide synthase (nNOS) has been described as a modulator of cardiac contractility.

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  • Another miRNA we found to be significantly related to insulin sensitivity and chronic hyperglycemia is miR-134, which has been previously described as modulator of stem cell differentiation

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  • AEG33773 is a first-in-class oral small molecule HSP90 modulator, which is in Phase 2a development for the treatment of painful diabetic neuropathy in North American and Europe.

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  • The amplitude modulator, which is being developed for the optical computing market, is a perfect complement to the company's initial prototype phase modulator for telecommunications applications, which is scheduled for completion later this month.

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  • - implying that this modulator, which is essential for learning and memory, requires calpain to act.

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