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

- In electronics and telecommunications, modulation is the process of varying one or more properties of a periodic waveform, called the carrier signal, with...
- Frequency modulation (FM) is the encoding of information in a carrier wave by varying the instantaneous frequency of the wave. The technology is used in...
- Amplitude modulation (AM) is a modulation technique used in electronic communication, most commonly for transmitting messages with a radio wave. In amplitude...
- Pulse-width modulation (PWM), also known as pulse-duration modulation (PDM) or pulse-length modulation (PLM), is any method of representing a signal as...
- The modulation index (or modulation depth) of a modulation scheme describes by how much the modulated variable of the carrier signal varies around its...
- FM broadcasting is a method of radio broadcasting that uses frequency modulation (FM) of the radio broadcast carrier wave. Invented in 1933 by American...
- communications, single-sideband modulation (SSB) or single-sideband suppressed-carrier modulation (SSB-SC) is a type of modulation used to transmit information...
- In music, modulation is the change from one tonality (tonic, or tonal center) to another. This may or may not be accompanied by a change in key signature...
- Quadrature amplitude modulation (QAM) is the name of a family of digital modulation methods and a related family of analog modulation methods widely used...
- Look up modulation, modulate, or modulator in Wiktionary, the free dictionary. Modulation is the process of varying one or more properties of a high-frequency...