modulus

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English[edit]

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Noun[edit]

modulus (plural moduli)

  1. (mathematics) The base with respect to which a congruence is computed.
  2. (mathematics) The absolute value of a complex number.
  3. (physics) A coefficient that expresses how much of a certain property is possessed by a certain substance.
  4. (computing, programming) An operator placed between two numbers, to get the remainder of the division of those numbers.

Synonyms[edit]

  • (programming): mod, %

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Dutch[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Learned borrowing from Latin modulus.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈmoː.dy.lʏs/
  • Hyphenation: mo‧du‧lus

Noun[edit]

modulus m (plural moduli)

  1. (mathematics) modulus (absolute value of a complex number)
  2. (physics) modulus (coefficient)

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Esperanto[edit]

Verb[edit]

modulus

  1. conditional of moduli

Hungarian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Latin modulus (measure, rhythm), diminutive of modus (measure; manner, way).[1]

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): [ˈmoduluʃ]
  • Hyphenation: mo‧du‧lus
  • Rhymes: -uʃ

Noun[edit]

modulus (plural modulusok)

  1. modulus

Declension[edit]

Inflection (stem in -o-, back harmony)
singular plural
nominative modulus modulusok
accusative modulust modulusokat
dative modulusnak modulusoknak
instrumental modulussal modulusokkal
causal-final modulusért modulusokért
translative modulussá modulusokká
terminative modulusig modulusokig
essive-formal modulusként modulusokként
essive-modal
inessive modulusban modulusokban
superessive moduluson modulusokon
adessive modulusnál modulusoknál
illative modulusba modulusokba
sublative modulusra modulusokra
allative modulushoz modulusokhoz
elative modulusból modulusokból
delative modulusról modulusokról
ablative modulustól modulusoktól
non-attributive
possessive - singular
modulusé modulusoké
non-attributive
possessive - plural
moduluséi modulusokéi
Possessive forms of modulus
possessor single possession multiple possessions
1st person sing. modulusom modulusaim
2nd person sing. modulusod modulusaid
3rd person sing. modulusa modulusai
1st person plural modulusunk modulusaink
2nd person plural modulusotok modulusaitok
3rd person plural modulusuk modulusaik

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References[edit]

  1. ^ Tótfalusi, István. Idegenszó-tár: Idegen szavak értelmező és etimológiai szótára (’A Storehouse of Foreign Words: an explanatory and etymological dictionary of foreign words’). Budapest: Tinta Könyvkiadó, 2005. →ISBN

Latin[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Diminutive from modus (measure; manner, way).

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Noun[edit]

modulus m (genitive modulī); second declension

  1. a small measure or interval
  2. (architecture) a module
  3. (aqueducts) a water meter
  4. (music) a rhythmical measure, interval, rhythm, mode, time

Declension[edit]

Second-declension noun.

Case Singular Plural
Nominative modulus modulī
Genitive modulī modulōrum
Dative modulō modulīs
Accusative modulum modulōs
Ablative modulō modulīs
Vocative module modulī

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References[edit]

  • modulus in Charlton T. Lewis and Charles Short, A Latin Dictionary, Oxford: Clarendon Press, 1879
  • modulus in Charlton T. Lewis, An Elementary Latin Dictionary, New York: Harper & Brothers, 1891
  • modulus in Charles du Fresne du Cange’s Glossarium Mediæ et Infimæ Latinitatis (augmented edition, 1883–1887)
  • modulus in Gaffiot, Félix, Dictionnaire illustré Latin-Français, Hachette, 1934
  • modulus in William Smith et al., editor, A Dictionary of Greek and Roman Antiquities, London: William Wayte. G. E. Marindin, 1890