Meaning of MODULE in English

MODULE

transcription, транскрипция: [ mɒdʒu:l ]

( modules)

1.

A module is one of the separate parts of a course taught at a college or university. ( BRIT )

These courses cover a twelve-week period and are organised into three four-week modules.

= unit

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2.

A module is a part of a spacecraft which can operate by itself, often away from the rest of the spacecraft.

A rescue plan could be achieved by sending an unmanned module to the space station.

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