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From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Dictionary 英漢字典

 mod·u·late /ˈmɑʤəˌlet/

From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Medical Dictionary 英漢醫學字典

 mod·u·late /ˈmɑʤəˌlet/ 及物動詞

From: Taiwan MOE computer dictionary

 調變;調制 MOD

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Mod·u·late v. t. [imp. & p. p. Modulated p. pr. & vb. n. Modulating ]
 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: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Mod·u·late, v. i. Mus. To pass from one key into another.

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

      v 1: change the key of, in music; "modulate the melody"
      2: of one's speech, varying the pitch [syn: tone, inflect]
      3: fix or adjust the time, amount, degree, or rate of;
         "regulate the temperature"; "modulate the pitch" [syn: regulate]
      4: adjust the pitch, tone, or volume of
      5: vary the frequency, amplitude, phase, or other
         characteristic of (electromagnetic waves)