Definition of modulator in US English:

modulator

noun

  • See modulate

    • ‘I often assign pitch bend as a modulator of pan position allowing me to slide sounds around in the stereo field.’
    • ‘Health shops are swamped with immune-boosters, but the remedy I want to recommend is a modulator.’
    • ‘There is a class of pharmacopoeia know as selective oestrogen receptor modulators which you may have heard of as ‘anitioestrogens'.’
    • ‘The electroholographic system consists of a special-purpose computational chip and a high-resolution, reflective mode, liquid-crystal display panel as a spatial light modulator.’
    • ‘He does not act the part of a neutral modulator or passive sounding board.’

Pronunciation

modulator

/ˈmɑdʒəˌleɪdər//ˈmäjəˌlādər/