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# Modulo operator

mathematics
(mod) The operator that returns the remainder after integer division of its first argument by its second. Written as “%” in C and some other languages.
Where the second argument is a power of two, the result can be calculated much more quickly using bitwise and with the appropriate bit-mask.
(1999-07-12)

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• Modulus

[moj-uh-luh s] /ˈmɒdʒ ə ləs/ noun, plural moduli [moj-uh-ahy] /ˈmɒdʒ ə aɪ/ (Show IPA) 1. Physics. a coefficient pertaining to a physical property. 2. Mathematics. /ˈmɒdjʊləs/ noun (pl) -li (-ˌlaɪ) 1. (physics) a coefficient expressing a specified property of a specified substance See bulk modulus, modulus of rigidity, Young’s modulus 2. (maths) the absolute value […]

• Modulus-of-rigidity

noun, Physics. 1. . noun 1. a modulus of elasticity equal to the ratio of the tangential force per unit area to the resulting angular deformation G

• Modulus-of-elasticity

noun, Physics. 1. any of several coefficients of elasticity of a body, expressing the ratio between a stress or force per unit area that acts to deform the body and the corresponding fractional deformation caused by the stress. noun 1. the ratio of the stress applied to a body or substance to the resulting strain […]

• Modulus-of-torsion

noun, Physics. 1. . noun, Physics. 1. a coefficient of elasticity of a substance, expressing the ratio between the force per unit area (shearing stress) that laterally deforms the substance and the shear (shearing strain) that is produced by this force. shear modulus See under modulus of elasticity.

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