from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.
- adjective (Electronics) Having either amplitude, intensity, frequency, or phase altered at intervals to represent information to be transmitted; -- of the carrier wave of a radio signal transmitted from one device to another for the purpose of conveying information. Opposite of
- adjective altered in volume as well as tone or pitch.
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- verb Simple past tense and past participle of
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- adjective changed or adjusted in pitch, tone, or volume
- adjective altered in volume as well as tone or pitch
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I, Ms. Rationality, am able to discuss in modulated tones how the market for this topic has changed; or conversely it's been done to death (even if I could have done it better); or the editor wouldn't have the good sense to recognize a great idea if he were on the Titanic and being offered a life preserver.
The primary runs at its resonant frequency in the 41 KHz range, and is modulated from the control unit in order to generate the tones you hear.
His latest exercise in modulated hedonism may not have much to say on the politics of happiness, but sometimes that can be a blessing.
So the Minister chanted in modulated song these couplets,
Sernadas et al. 2002b, other examples of collapse were presented, and a solution to the problem was proposed by means of a controlled notion of algebraic fibring called modulated fibring.
While this has been described as a modulated carrier wave, and carrier waves are usually considered continuous, pulsed radars do not send a continuous signal: the carrier is turned on only when it is modulated into pulses
And yet it is a flawlessly delivered lie, spoken in the kind of modulated tone you would expect from an IMF technocrat.
Try speaking in a room with a 20Hz wave and your voice will be modulated which is audiable.
Latterly, however, the circles which he mostly frequented in Paris had voted strong revolutionary ardour to be mauvais ton; a kind of modulated royalism, or rather Louis
Latterly, however, the circles which he mostly frequented in Paris had voted strong revolutionary ardour to be mauvais ton; a kind of modulated royalism, or rather Louis Seizeism, had become fashionable; and Adolphe