Definitions for Moduleˈmɒdʒ ul
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Random House Webster's College Dictionary
a separable component, frequently one that is interchangeable with others, for assembly into units of differing size, complexity, or function.
any of the self-contained segments of a spacecraft.
a standard or unit for measuring.
Category: Weights and Measures
a selected unit of measure used as a basis for the planning and standardization of building materials.
Category: Weights and Measures
Origin of module:
1555–65; < L modulus
faculty, mental faculty, module(noun)
one of the inherent cognitive or perceptual powers of the mind
detachable compartment of a spacecraft
computer circuit consisting of an assembly of electronic components (as of computer hardware)
a self-contained component (unit or item) that is used in combination with other components
A self-contained component of a system, often interchangeable, which has a well-defined interface to the other components.
A standard unit of measure used for determining the proportions of a building.
A section of a program; a subroutine.
A unit of education covering a single topic.
A pre-prepared adventure scenario with related materials for a role-playing game.
An abelian group.
K-module, module over K
An algebraic structure which behaves just like a vector space over a field F, except that F is replaced by K, a commutative ring with unit.
Any module extends easily into a uE000133009uE001-module.
A file containing a music sequence that can be played in a tracker (called also mod or music module).
(hydraulics) A contrivance for regulating the supply of water from an irrigation channel.
Origin: From module, from modulus, diminutive of modus; see mode.
a model or measure
the size of some one part, as the diameter of semi-diameter of the base of a shaft, taken as a unit of measure by which the proportions of the other parts of the composition are regulated. Generally, for columns, the semi-diameter is taken, and divided into a certain number of parts, called minutes (see Minute), though often the diameter is taken, and any dimension is said to be so many modules and minutes in height, breadth, or projection
to model; also, to modulate
In abstract algebra, the concept of a module over a ring is a generalization of the notion of vector space over a field, wherein the corresponding scalars are the elements of an arbitrary ring. Modules also generalize the notion of abelian groups, which are modules over the ring of integers. Thus, a module, like a vector space, is an additive abelian group; a product is defined between elements of the ring and elements of the module that is distributive over both parameters and is compatible with the ring multiplication. Modules are very closely related to the representation theory of groups. They are also one of the central notions of commutative algebra and homological algebra, and are used widely in algebraic geometry and algebraic topology.
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Rank popularity for the word 'Module' in Nouns Frequency: #785
Translations for Module
Kernerman English Multilingual Dictionary
a self-contained unit forming eg part of a building, spacecraft etc
a lunar module.
- وِحْدَه، مَرْكَبَه قَمَرِيَّهArabic
- móduloPortuguese (BR)
- die KapselGerman
- modul; -modulDanish
- نمونه پیش ساختهFarsi
- egység, modulHungarian
- unit tersendiri, modulIndonesian
- autonoms nodalījumsLatvian
- enhet, modulNorwegian
- نمونه پیش ساختهPersian
- مخكى جوړه شوى نمونهPashto
- modul, [maskin]enhetSwedish
- bölüm, modülTurkish
- (建築物的)模組，(太空船的)船艙Chinese (Trad.)
- کسی عمارت یا خلائی جہاز کا علیحدہ حصہUrdu
- bộ phận tháo rờiVietnamese
- 模块，（宇宙飞船上各个独立的）舱Chinese (Simp.)
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