[moi-ruh] /ˈmɔɪ rə/
noun, plural Moirai
[moi-rahy] /ˈmɔɪ raɪ/ (Show IPA), for 1, 2.
(often lowercase) (among ancient Greeks) a person’s fate or destiny.
a female given name.
fem. proper name, one of the Fates, from Greek Moira, literally “share, fate,” related to moros “fate, destiny, doom,” meros “part, lot,” meiresthai “to receive one’s share” (see merit (n.)).
[moj-ool] /ˈmɒdʒ ul/ noun 1. a separable component, frequently one that is interchangeable with others, for assembly into units of differing size, complexity, or function. 2. any of the individual, self-contained segments of a spacecraft, designed to perform a particular task: the spacecraft’s command module; a lunar module. 3. a standard or unit for measuring. […]
[moi-ruh] /ˈmɔɪ rə/ noun, plural Moirai [moi-rahy] /ˈmɔɪ raɪ/ (Show IPA), for 1, 2. 1. Classical Mythology. 2. (often lowercase) (among ancient Greeks) a person’s fate or destiny. 3. a female given name. /ˈmɔɪriː/ plural noun (sing) Moira (ˈmɔɪrə) 1. the Moirai, the Greek goddesses of fate Roman counterparts the Parcae See Fates fem. proper […]
[moj-uh-leyt] /ˈmɒdʒ əˌleɪt/ verb (used with object), modulated, modulating. 1. to regulate by or adjust to a certain measure or proportion; soften; tone down. 2. to alter or adapt (the voice) according to the circumstances, one’s listener, etc. 3. Music. 4. Telecommunications. to cause the amplitude, frequency, phase, or intensity of (a carrier wave) to […]
[moj-uh-ley-ter] /ˈmɒdʒ əˌleɪ tər/ noun 1. a person or thing that modulates. 2. Telecommunications. a device for modulating a carrier wave. n. c.1500, from Latin modulator, literally “one who modulates” in various senses (e.g. “musical director”), agent noun from past participle stem of modulari (see modulation). Meaning “device that produces modulation of a wave” is […]