modulated modulated  /ˈmɔdʒ ju leɪ tɪd/

Definition(s):

  1. (adj) changed or adjusted in pitch, tone, or volume
  2. (adj) altered in volume as well as tone or pitch

Usage(s):

  1. The swaggering Commander in Chief who embodied the doctrine's aspirations has modulated himself too.
  2. The Sugar Plum Fairy danced to a set of camel bells, the Arabs to an accompaniment of carefully modulated burps.
  3. There was lots of talk about politics, but it was usually modulated not the braying and balls-breaking of todays cable news channels.

News

  1. Ask Slashdot: Does LED Backlight PWM Drive You Crazy?

    jones_supa writes "I would like to raise some discussion about a hardware issue that has increasingly started to bug me: backlight flicker, from which many LED-backlit monitors suffer. As you might know, the backlight and its dimming is driven by a pulse width modulated square wave, essentially flicking the LEDs on and off rapidly. Back in the CRT days a 100Hz picture was deluxe, due to the long ...
    on June 20, 2013     Source: Slashdot

  2. nitiative Foods President expresses concerns about lack of support from City

    His quiet, well modulated voice did not hide the frustration John Ypma, president and founding member of Initiative Foods, seemed to feel as he told the city council at its June 5 meeting that, "Initiative Foods cannot do it alone ... we need support from Sanger."
    on June 20, 2013     Source: The Sanger Herald

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