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modulate

[′mäj·ə‚lāt]
(electronics)
To vary the amplitude, frequency, or phase of a wave, or vary the velocity of the electrons in an electron beam in some characteristic manner.
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modulate

To insert a data signal into a carrier wave or direct current. See modulation.
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