Meaning of MODULE in English

transcription, транскрипция: [ ˈmä-(ˌ)jül ]


Etymology: Latin modulus

Date: circa 1628

1. : a standard or unit of measurement

2. : the size of some one part taken as a unit of measure by which the proportions of an architectural composition are regulated


a. : any in a series of standardized units for use together: as

(1) : a unit of furniture or architecture

(2) : an educational unit which covers a single subject or topic

b. : a usually packaged functional assembly of electronic components for use with other such assemblies

4. : an independently operable unit that is a part of the total structure of a space vehicle


a. : a subset of an additive group that is also a group under addition

b. : a mathematical set that is a commutative group under addition and that is closed under multiplication which is distributive from the left or right or both by elements of a ring and for which a(bx) = (ab)x or (xb)a = x(ba) or both where a and b are elements of the ring and x belongs to the set

Merriam-Webster's Collegiate English vocabulary.      Энциклопедический словарь английского языка Merriam Webster.