modulate

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  • Of course he could not modulate his voice, since he couldn't hear himself talk. Cited from Chapters from My Autobiography, by Mark Twain
  • Size plays an important role in modulating damage caused by a storm.
  • Since then, much research has been conducted to modulate steps in the gene expression process.
  • It may then be necessary to use external means to modulate the signal.
  • The bridge to the next section is modulated from E major to C minor.
  • Any modulation source can be set up to modulate each page of any given program.
  • The music stays in one key just long enough to modulate to another key.
  • The music modulated and died away to the silence of the evening. Cited from A Tramp's Sketches, by Stephen Graham
  • He could hear that his voice was automatically modulating itself to their critical ears. Cited from The Market-Place by Harold Frederic
  • Usually one would modulate to sub-dominant major in traditional march form.
  • At the end of the second bridge, the song modulates up a minor third into E-flat major.
  • After some harmonic activity, the piece will eventually modulate back to its original key before ending.
  • To be sure his voice was low and modulated, and his words well chosen -- who was he, what was he? Cited from The Amateur Gentleman, by Jeffery Farnol
  • Her voice was very soft and full -- the quiet, well-modulated Boston voice and manner. Cited from The Man From Brodney's, by George Barr McCutcheon
  • The second episode begins in A-flat minor and modulates to E major.
  • His voice was soft, well modulated, and his words carefully chosen. Cited from The Fourth Watch, by H. A. Cody
  • However, it modulates and finishes one whole tone higher than it started out at.
  • It begins in B major and then modulates to E-flat major.
  • "Where do you want it?" she asked, modulating softly from one key to another. Cited from David Harum, by Edward Noyes Westcott
  • She was indeed quite capable of taking an interest in the subject, as soon as she could modulate herself into the new key. Cited from The Bent Twig, by Dorothy Canfield
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Words starting with modulate

Meaning of modulate

  • verb Change the key of, in music
    modulate the melody
  • verb Adjust the pitch, tone, or volume of
  • verb Vary the frequency, amplitude, phase, or other characteristic of (electromagnetic waves)