[moj-uh-ley-shuh n, mod-yuh-] /ˌmɒdʒ əˈleɪ ʃən, ˌmɒd yə-/
the act of modulating.
the state of being modulated.
Music. transition from one key to another.
the act of modulating or the condition of being modulated
(music) the transition from one key to another
late 14c., “act of singing or making music,” from Old French modulation “act of making music” (14c.), or directly from Latin modulationem (nominative modulatio) “rhythmical measure, singing and playing, melody,” noun of action from past participle stem of modulari “regulate, measure off properly, measure rhythmically; play, play upon,” from modulus (see module). Meaning “act of regulating according to measure or proportion” is from 1530s. Musical sense of “action of process of changing key” is first recorded 1690s.
modulation mod·u·la·tion (mŏj’ə-lā’shən)
noun See modelet
Based on Modula-2. Mentioned by M.P. Atkinson & J.W. Schmidt in a tutorial in Zurich, 1989.
[moj-uh-luh s] /ˈmɒdʒ ə ləs/ noun, plural moduli [moj-uh-ahy] /ˈmɒdʒ ə aɪ/ (Show IPA) 1. Physics. a coefficient pertaining to a physical property. 2. Mathematics. /ˈmɒdjʊləs/ noun (pl) -li (-ˌlaɪ) 1. (physics) a coefficient expressing a specified property of a specified substance See bulk modulus, modulus of rigidity, Young’s modulus 2. (maths) the absolute value […]
[moj-uh-loh] /ˈmɒdʒ əˌloʊ/ adverb, Mathematics. 1. with respect to a modulus: 6 is congruent to 11, modulo 5. modulo (mŏj’ə-lō) With respect to a specified modulus. Eighteen is congruent to 42 modulo 12 because both 18 and 42 leave 6 as remainder when divided by 12. /mod’yu-loh/ 1. modular arithmetic. 2. modulo operator. (1999-07-12)