Modularity



[moj-uh-lar-i-tee, mod-yuh-] /ˌmɒdʒ əˈlær ɪ ti, ˌmɒd yə-/

noun
1.
the use of individually distinct functional units, as in assembling an electronic or mechanical system.
n.

1909, from modular + -ity.

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  • Modularize

    [moj-uh-luh-rahyz] /ˈmɒdʒ ə ləˌraɪz/ verb (used with object), modularized, modularizing. 1. to form or organize into modules, as for flexibility.

  • Modularizing

    [moj-uh-luh-rahyz] /ˈmɒdʒ ə ləˌraɪz/ verb (used with object), modularized, modularizing. 1. to form or organize into modules, as for flexibility.



  • Modular language

    language (Modula) Wirth’s 1977 predecessor of Modula-2. The original Modula was, more oriented toward concurrent programming, but otherwise quite similar. [“Modula – A Language for Modular Multiprogramming”, N. Wirth, Soft Prac & Exp 7(1):3-35, Jan 1977]. (1999-07-12)

  • Modular prolog

    An interpreter for SB-Prolog version 3.1 extended with ML-style modules. Runs on SPARC. Distributed under GNU General Public License. (ftp://ftp.dcs.ed.ac.uk/pub/dts/mod-prolog.tar.Z). E-mail: Brian Paxton . [“A Calculus for the Construction of Modular Prolog Programs”, D. Sannella et al, J Logic Prog 12:147-177 (1992)]. (1994-10-25)



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