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change the key of, in music

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vary the pitch of one's speech

fix or adjust the time, amount, degree, or rate of

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adjust the pitch, tone, or volume of

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vary the frequency, amplitude, phase, or other characteristic of (electromagnetic waves)

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The two young men were the only talkers, but they, standing by the fire, talked over the too common neglect of the qualification, the total inattention to it, in the ordinary school-system for boys, the consequently natural, yet in some instances almost unnatural, degree of ignorance and uncouthness of men, of sensible and well-informed men, when suddenly called to the necessity of reading aloud, which had fallen within their notice, giving instances of blunders, and failures with their secondary causes, the want of management of the voice, of proper modulation and emphasis, of foresight and judgment, all proceeding from the first cause: want of early attention and habit; and Fanny was listening again with great entertainment.
It was the quality of it, the repose, and the musical modulation - the soft, rich, indefinable product of culture and a gentle soul.
It was the same fool whom the people called "the ape of Zarathustra:" for he had learned from him something of the expression and modulation of language, and perhaps liked also to borrow from the store of his wisdom.
Comprehensive calculation of link availability and performance for all modulations
Communication Systems: Fundamentals and Design Methods" provides a rigorous mathematical treatment of modulations, covering well-established analog techniques, such as AM and FM, and the more advanced digital formats, such as QAM and CDMA.
The easy-to-read plain-language report has more than 50 tables and charts, including figures showing salient features of DOCSIS, download comparison times, QPSK and QAM modulations, cable infrastructure, diagnostics and market shares.
The data gateway provides the speed for operators to offer services using advanced modulations such as 8PSK.
The result is a powerful digital vector signal analysis measurement system that delivers precise, accurate modulation measurements on the digitized communication signals found in today's DSP- (digital signal processor) based radio transceivers used in cell phones, base stations, satellite and military communications systems, and radar applications.