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noun as in timbre

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So three spatial dimensions, a temporal dimension, frequency, polarization, modulation, et cetera.

This digital practice amp includes 30 modeling presets right out of the box—including clean tones and overdrive effects, as well as delay, reverb, and modulation options—allowing users to achieve a wide palette of tones without extra gear.

Willful Modulation of Brain Activity in Disorders of Consciousness.

They are groping for some modulation, some way to translate complicated moral intuitions into rules a society can live by.

He sat up in bed; the sound was tragical by distance, and the modulation appealed to his ear like human speech.

It is wonderful to hear the infinite variety of modulation which a Swede gives to these two insignificant syllables.

This is their modulation to the dominant, their awakening to life.

I succeeded in the recitative; it was well accented, full of energy and excellent modulation.

He speaks it, too, with such melody and modulation as he can; “in homely rustic jingle;” but it is his own, and genuine.


On this page you'll find 24 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to modulation, such as: inflection, intonation, pitch, and tone.

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