Definition of Modulation. Meaning of Modulation. Synonyms of Modulation

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Definition of Modulation

Modulation
Modulation Mod`u*la"tion, n. [L. modulatio: cf. F. modulation.] 1. The act of modulating, or the state of being modulated; as, the modulation of the voice. 2. Sound modulated; melody. [R.] --Thomson. 3. (Mus.) A change of key, whether transient, or until the music becomes established in the new key; a shifting of the tonality of a piece, so that the harmonies all center upon a new keynote or tonic; the art of transition out of the original key into one nearly related, and so on, it may be, by successive changes, into a key quite remote. There are also sudden and unprepared modulations.

Meaning of Modulation from wikipedia

- century used frequency modulation (FM) or amplitude modulation (AM) for radio broadcast. A modulator is a device that performs modulation. A demodulator (sometimes...
- modulation (FM) is the encoding of information in a carrier wave by varying the instantaneous frequency of the wave. In analog frequency modulation,...
- Amplitude modulation (AM) is a modulation technique used in electronic communication, most commonly for transmitting information via a radio carrier wave...
- In music, modulation is the change from one key (tonic, or tonal center) to another. This may or may not be accompanied by a change in key signature. Modulations...
- Phase modulation (PM) is a modulation pattern for conditioning communication signals for transmission. It encodes a message signal as variations in the...
- FM broadcasting is a method of radio broadcasting using frequency modulation (FM) technology. Invented in 1933 by American engineer Edwin Armstrong, wide-band...
- Pulse width modulation (PWM), or pulse-duration modulation (PDM), is a method of reducing the average power delivered by an electrical signal, by effectively...
- Pulse-amplitude modulation (PAM), is a form of signal modulation where the message information is encoded in the amplitude of a series of signal pulses...
- The modulation index (or modulation depth) of a modulation scheme describes by how much the modulated variable of the carrier signal varies around its...
- communications, single-sideband modulation (SSB) or single-sideband suppressed-carrier modulation (SSB-SC) is a type of modulation, used to transmit information...
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