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  2  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Modulate  \Mod"u*late\,  v.  t.  [imp.  &  p.  p.  {Modulated};  p.  pr  & 
  vb  n.  {Modulating}.]  [L.  modulatus  p.  p.  of  modulari  to 
  measure,  to  modulate,  fr  modulus  a  small  measure,  meter, 
  melody,  dim.  of  modus.  See  {Mode}.] 
  1.  To  form  as  sound,  to  a  certain  key,  or  to  a  certain 
  portion. 
 
  2.  To  vary  or  inflect  in  a  natural,  customary,  or  musical 
  manner;  as  the  organs  of  speech  modulate  the  voice  in 
  reading  or  speaking. 
 
  Could  any  person  so  modulate  her  voice  as  to  deceive 
  so  many?  --Broome. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  modulated 
  adj  1:  changed  or  adjusted  to  be  suitable  [ant:  {unmodulated}] 
  2:  altered  in  volume  as  well  as  tone  or  pitch 




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