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Meaning of "modularity" in the English dictionary

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PRONUNCIATION OF MODULARITY

modularity  [ˌmɒdjʊˈlærɪtɪ] play
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GRAMMATICAL CATEGORY OF MODULARITY

noun
adjective
verb
adverb
pronoun
preposition
conjunction
determiner
exclamation
Modularity is a noun.
A noun is a type of word the meaning of which determines reality. Nouns provide the names for all things: people, objects, sensations, feelings, etc.

WHAT DOES MODULARITY MEAN IN ENGLISH?

Modularity

Modularity is the degree to which a system's components may be separated and recombined. The meaning of the word, however, can vary somewhat by context: ▪ In biology, modularity is the concept that organisms or metabolic pathways are composed of modules. ▪ In construction, modules are a bundle of redundant project components that are produced en masse prior to installation. ▪ In nature, modularity refers to the construction of a cellular organism by joining together standardized units to form larger compositions, as for example, the hexagonal cells in a honeycomb. ▪ In the Five Principles of New Media as defined by Lev Manovich, modularity covers the principle that new media is composed of modules or self-sufficient parts of the overall media object. ▪ In the study of networks, modularity is a benefit function that measures the quality of a division of a network into groups or communities. ▪ In ecology, modularity is considered a key factor – along with diversity and feedback – in supporting resilience. ▪ In mathematics, the term can be used in several different ways.

Definition of modularity in the English dictionary

The definition of modularity in the dictionary is the quality or state of being of, consisting of, or resembling a module or modulus.

WORDS THAT RHYME WITH MODULARITY


angularity
ˌæŋɡjʊˈlærɪtɪ
bipolarity
ˌbaɪpəʊˈlærɪtɪ
capillarity
ˌkæpɪˈlærɪtɪ
cellularity
ˌseljʊˈlærɪtɪ
circularity
ˌsɜːkjʊˈlærɪtɪ
dissimilarity
ˌdɪsɪmɪˈlærɪtɪ
granularity
ˌɡrænjʊˈlærɪtɪ
hilarity
hɪˈlærɪtɪ
insularity
ˌɪnsjʊˈlærɪtɪ
irregularity
ɪˌrɛɡjʊˈlærɪtɪ
jocularity
ˌdʒɒkjʊˈlærɪtɪ
molarity
mɒˈlærɪtɪ
muscularity
ˌmʌskjʊˈlærɪtɪ
particularity
pəˌtɪkjʊˈlærɪtɪ
polarity
pəʊˈlærɪtɪ
popularity
ˌpɒpjʊˈlærɪtɪ
regularity
ˌrɛɡjʊˈlærɪtɪ
secularity
ˌsɛkjʊˈlærɪtɪ
singularity
ˌsɪŋɡjʊˈlærɪtɪ
vascularity
ˌvæskjʊˈlærɪtɪ

WORDS THAT BEGIN LIKE MODULARITY

modulability
modular
modularised
modularized
modularly
modulate
modulation
modulative
modulator
modulatory
module
moduli
modulo
modulus
modulus of elasticity
modulus of rigidity
modus
modus operandi
modus ponens
modus tollens

WORDS THAT END LIKE MODULARITY

authority
charity
clarity
collinearity
complementarity
disparity
familiarity
interdisciplinarity
linearity
multicollinearity
nonlinearity
osmolarity
parity
peculiarity
planarity
rarity
registered charity
similarity
solidarity
unfamiliarity
vulgarity

Synonyms and antonyms of modularity in the English dictionary of synonyms

SYNONYMS

Translation of «modularity» into 25 languages

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TRANSLATION OF MODULARITY

Find out the translation of modularity to 25 languages with our English multilingual translator.
The translations of modularity from English to other languages presented in this section have been obtained through automatic statistical translation; where the essential translation unit is the word «modularity» in English.

Translator English - Chinese

模块化
1,325 millions of speakers

Translator English - Spanish

modularidad
570 millions of speakers

English

modularity
510 millions of speakers

Translator English - Hindi

प्रतिरूपकता
380 millions of speakers
ar

Translator English - Arabic

نمطية
280 millions of speakers

Translator English - Russian

модульность
278 millions of speakers

Translator English - Portuguese

modularidade
270 millions of speakers

Translator English - Bengali

modularity এর
260 millions of speakers

Translator English - French

modularité
220 millions of speakers

Translator English - Malay

Modularity
190 millions of speakers

Translator English - German

Modularität
180 millions of speakers

Translator English - Japanese

モジュール方式
130 millions of speakers

Translator English - Korean

모듈
85 millions of speakers

Translator English - Javanese

Modularitas
85 millions of speakers
vi

Translator English - Vietnamese

mô đun
80 millions of speakers

Translator English - Tamil

கூறுநிலைமை
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Marathi

नियमानुसार
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Turkish

modülerlik
70 millions of speakers

Translator English - Italian

modularità
65 millions of speakers

Translator English - Polish

modułowość
50 millions of speakers

Translator English - Ukrainian

модульність
40 millions of speakers

Translator English - Romanian

modularitate
30 millions of speakers
el

Translator English - Greek

σπονδυλωτής
15 millions of speakers
af

Translator English - Afrikaans

modulariteit
14 millions of speakers
sv

Translator English - Swedish

modularitet
10 millions of speakers
no

Translator English - Norwegian

modularitet
5 millions of speakers

Trends of use of modularity

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TENDENCIES OF USE OF THE TERM «MODULARITY»

The term «modularity» is quite widely used and occupies the 42.225 position in our list of most widely used terms in the English dictionary.
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FREQUENCY OF USE OF THE TERM «MODULARITY» OVER TIME

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Examples of use in the English literature, quotes and news about modularity

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10 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «MODULARITY»

Discover the use of modularity in the following bibliographical selection. Books relating to modularity and brief extracts from same to provide context of its use in English literature.
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Modularity in Development and Evolution
Covering modules at levels ranging from genes to colonies, the book focuses on their roles not just in structures but also in processes such as gene regulation.
Gerhard Schlosser, Günter P. Wagner, 2004
2
Modularity: Understanding the Development and Evolution of ...
Experts from diverse fields, including artificial life, cognitive science, economics, developmental and evolutionary biology, and the arts, discuss modularity.
Werner Callebaut, Diego Rasskin-Gutman, 2005
3
Beyond Modularity: A Developmental Perspective on Cognitive ...
Formerly a research collaborator of Piaget and Inhelder at GenevaUniversity, Annette Karmiloff-Smith is Senior Research Scientist with Special Appointment at the MRCCognitive Development Unit in London, and Professor of Psychology at ...
Annette Karmiloff-Smith, 1995
4
The Modularity of Mind: An Essay on Faculty Psychology
One of the most notable aspects of Fodor's work is that it articulates features not only of speculative cognitive architectures but also of current research in artificial intelligence.
Jerry A. Fodor, 1983
5
Product Design for Modularity
The purpose of this book is to develop a structured approach to the design of products using the concept of modularity, assembly, and manufacturability.
Ali K. Kamrani, Sa'ed M. Salhieh, 2002
6
Design Rules: The power of modularity
Using the computer industry as an example, this work develops a theory of design and industrial revolution.
Carliss Young Baldwin, Kim B. Clark, 2000
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Modularity and the Motor theory of Speech Perception: ...
First Published in 1990. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company.
Michael Studdert-Kennedy, Ignatius G. Mattingly, 2014
8
The Web of Modularity: Arithmetic of the Coefficients of ...
Other roles that modular forms and q-series play in number theory are described in this book.
Ken Ono
9
Java Application Architecture: Modularity Patterns with ...
Explores how to incorporate modular design thinking into Java application development.
Kirk Knoernschild, 2012
10
Chomsky's Modularity Hypothesis - Is There an Innate ...
Seminar paper from the year 2012 in the subject English Language and Literature Studies - Linguistics, grade: 1,3, RWTH Aachen University (Institut fur Anglistik der RWTH Aachen), course: Proseminar Language Acquisition, language: English, ...
Gabriele Grenkowski, 2012

10 NEWS ITEMS WHICH INCLUDE THE TERM «MODULARITY»

Find out what the national and international press are talking about and how the term modularity is used in the context of the following news items.
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Visual Art: Isaac Tin Wei Lin, Chromatic Intercession
This piece, like all the others, is asymmetrical. And it's where you start to see the artist exploring modularity and conformity. As the song goes, ... «Willamette Week, Jul 15»
2
The Cognitive Neuroscience of Creativity
While anatomical dissociation has received more attention, the process modularity of emotion and cognition—that is, whether or not they ... «h+ Magazine, Jul 15»
3
'Circular economy kettle' shortlisted for James Dyson design award
A kettle design that priorities material choice, modularity and versatility has been shortlisted for the prestigious James Dyson design award. «Circulate, Jul 15»
4
Monaco launches new MICE venue
Modularity is the key word of the Indigo, which will also be able to serve as location for exhibitions or meetings. Both private and autonomous, ... «Financial Express, Jul 15»
5
Keeping an eye on automation
Pierre Laissy notes that two advantages offered by Bosch were flexibility and modularity. To meet different customer needs, Excelvision ... «Financial Express, Jul 15»
6
Microsoft's TypeScript 1.5 falls in line with ECMAScript
For version 2.0, module bundling and improving lib.d.ts modularity are on the drawing board. More like this. multiple choice test scantron pencil ... «InfoWorld, Jul 15»
7
William James revisited: Ongoing brain activity and connectivity …
Graph construction and graph modularity. (A) Nodes from a functional atlas defined on the combined basis of resting-state functional ... «Medical Xpress, Jul 15»
8
Solar thermal technologies as a bridge from fossil fuels to renewables
A major reason for this situation is that, unlike photovoltaics projects, conventionally deployed solar-thermal projects do not allow modularity. They must be ... «Nature.com, Jul 15»
9
Office Depot, Inc. Introduces Personalized Solutions for a Clutter …
“Perch brings the perfect balance of form and function. Its innovation is in the magnets and modularity,” said Merrick Rosner, CEO for Urbio. «MarketWatch, Jul 15»
10
Test market sees trend for modular instruments
Modularity is a key trend in any technologically-evolving industry and A&D is no exception,” said Frost & Sullivan Measurement ... «ElectronicsWeekly.com, Jul 15»

REFERENCE
« EDUCALINGO. Modularity [online]. Available <https://educalingo.com/en/dic-en/modularity>. Jul 2020 ».
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