Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • noun A device used to modulate an electromagnetic wave.
  • noun A receptor modulator.

from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun One who or that which modulates.
  • noun 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.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • noun One who, or that which, modulates.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • noun device that modulates

Etymologies

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modulate +‎ -or

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

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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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