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modulate

Pronunciation: /ˈmɑːdʒəleɪt; ˈmɒdjʊleɪt/

Translation of modulate in Spanish:

transitive verb/verbo transitivo

  • 1.1 [voice/sound] modular
    Example sentences
    • The way one modulates the voice, its pitch, tone and tenor to speak to different persons is nothing but mimicry.
    • The man could modulate his voice into a great variety of tones, booming, hushed, lyrical, penitent, frightened.
    • And, like any good schoolteacher, she modulates her voice to great effect; during moments of particular drama, she is known for speaking to juries in a barely audible whisper.
    1.2 [Electronics/Electrónica] [Radio] [wave/frequency] modular
    Example sentences
    • Method and apparatus for transmitting broadband amplitude modulated radio frequency signals over optical links
    • A method and apparatus for equalizing a received quadrature amplitude modulated signal is disclosed.
    • Multiple radio channel frequency signals that are modulated with respective information modulation are transmitted from a common antenna at multiple radio frequencies.

intransitive verb/verbo intransitivo

  • modularse

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