modulus: Meaning and Definition of


Pronunciation: (moj'u-lus), [key]
— pl. -li
  1. a coefficient pertaining to a physical property.
    1. that number by which the logarithms in one system are multiplied to yield the logarithms in another.
    2. a quantity by which two given quantities can be divided to yield the same remainders.
    3. Seeabsolute value.
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