Meaning of MODULE in English

MODULE

n.1 a standardized part or independent unit used in construction, esp. of furniture, a building, or an electronic system.

2 an independent self-contained unit of a spacecraft (lunar module).

3 a unit or period of training or education.

4 a a standard or unit of measurement. b Archit. a unit of length for expressing proportions, e.g. the semidiameter of a column at the base.

Etymology: F module or L modulus: see MODULUS

Oxford English vocab.      Оксфордский английский словарь.