# modulo

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## Contents

## English[edit]

### Etymology[edit]

From Latin *modulō*, ablative of *modulus* (“a measure”).

### Pronunciation[edit]

- IPA
^{(key)}: /ˈmɒdjʊləʊ/

### Preposition[edit]

**modulo**

- (mathematics) Given a specified modulus of.
*21 and 84 are congruent to each other***modulo**9, since both numbers leave the same remainder, 3, when divided by 9.*Thus 21***modulo**9 is 3, because when 21 is divided by 9, the remainder is 3.

- (The addition of quotations indicative of this usage is being sought): (colloquial) Except for differences accounted for by.
*"A is the same as B***modulo**C" means A is the same as B except for differences accounted for by C.

- (The addition of quotations indicative of this usage is being sought): (extended use) With due allowance for (a specified exception or particular detail).
*The "tail recursion***modulo**cons" technique allows functions that would be tail recursive but for a cons call to be transformed into a tail recursive form.*All mammals,***modulo**the monotremes, give birth to live young.

#### Synonyms[edit]

- (except for differences accounted for by): up to

#### Translations[edit]

### Noun[edit]

**modulo** (*uncountable*)

### See also[edit]

## Catalan[edit]

### Verb[edit]

**modulo**

- First-person singular present indicative form of modular.

## Italian[edit]

### Noun[edit]

**modulo** m (*plural* **moduli**)

#### Related terms[edit]

### Verb[edit]

**modulo**

- first-person singular present indicative of
*modulare*

## Latin[edit]

### Noun[edit]

**modulō**

## Spanish[edit]

### Verb[edit]

**modulo**