[moj-uh-luh s] /ˈmɒdʒ ə ləs/

noun, plural moduli
[moj-uh-ahy] /ˈmɒdʒ ə aɪ/ (Show IPA)
Physics. a coefficient pertaining to a physical property.

noun (pl) -li (-ˌlaɪ)
(physics) a coefficient expressing a specified property of a specified substance See bulk modulus, modulus of rigidity, Young’s modulus
(maths) the absolute value of a complex number See absolute value
(maths) the number by which a logarithm to one base is multiplied to give the corresponding logarithm to another base
(maths) an integer that can be divided exactly into the difference between two other integers: 7 is a modulus of 25 and 11 See also congruence (sense 2)
Plural moduli (mŏj’ə-lī’)


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