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Meaning of "modulus" in the English dictionary

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ETYMOLOGY OF THE WORD MODULUS

From Latin, diminutive of modus measure.
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Etymology is the study of the origin of words and their changes in structure and significance.
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PRONUNCIATION OF MODULUS

modulus  [ˈmɒdjʊləs] play
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GRAMMATICAL CATEGORY OF MODULUS

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Modulus 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 MODULUS MEAN IN ENGLISH?

Modulus

Modulus may refer to: ▪ Modulus a genus of small sea snails ▪ Modulus, a formal product of places of a number field ▪ The absolute value of a real or complex number ▪ Modular arithmetic, the modulus being the value at which numbers "wrap around" ▪ Modulus of continuity, a function gauging the uniform continuity of a function ▪ Elastic modulus, a measure of stiffness ▪ Young's modulus, a specific elastic modulus ▪ The modular function in theory of Haar measure, often called simply the modulus. ▪ Modulus Guitars, musical instrument manufacturer ▪ Modulus robot, a household robot ▪ The modulo operator of various programming languages Moduli, the plural form may refer to: ▪ Moduli, scalar fields for which the potential energy function has continuous families of global minima ▪ Moduli space, in mathematics a geometric space whose points represent algebro-geometric objects...

Definition of modulus in the English dictionary

The definition of modulus in the dictionary is the number by which a logarithm to one base is multiplied to give the corresponding logarithm to another base. Other definition of modulus is an integer that can be divided exactly into the difference between two other integers.

WORDS THAT RHYME WITH MODULUS


acidulous
əˈsɪdjʊləs
calculus
ˈkælkjʊləs
credulous
ˈkrɛdjʊləs
cumulus
ˈkjuːmjʊləs
fabulous
ˈfæbjʊləs
filipendulous
ˌfɪlɪˈpendjʊləs
glandulous
ˈɡlændjʊləs
incredulous
ɪnˈkrɛdjʊləs
iracundulous
ˌaɪərəˈkʌndjʊləs
meticulous
mɪˈtɪkjʊləs
miraculous
mɪˈrækjʊləs
nodulous
ˈnɒdjʊləs
oculus
ˈɒkjʊləs
pendulous
ˈpɛndjʊləs
populous
ˈpɒpjʊləs
ridiculous
rɪˈdɪkjʊləs
sedulous
ˈsɛdjʊləs
stimulus
ˈstɪmjʊləs
stridulous
ˈstrɪdjʊləs
undulous
ˈʌndjʊləs

WORDS THAT BEGIN LIKE MODULUS

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

WORDS THAT END LIKE MODULUS

altocumulus
annulus
bulk modulus
differential calculus
distance modulus
dracunculus
elastic modulus
famulus
funiculus
glomerulus
homunculus
integral calculus
limulus
opulus
precalculus
ranunculus
regulus
Romulus
stratocumulus
Young´s modulus

Synonyms and antonyms of modulus in the English dictionary of synonyms

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Translation of «modulus» into 25 languages

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TRANSLATION OF MODULUS

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

Translator English - Chinese

1,325 millions of speakers

Translator English - Spanish

módulo
570 millions of speakers

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modulus
510 millions of speakers

Translator English - Hindi

मापांक
380 millions of speakers
ar

Translator English - Arabic

معامل
280 millions of speakers

Translator English - Russian

модуль
278 millions of speakers

Translator English - Portuguese

módulo
270 millions of speakers

Translator English - Bengali

মডুলাস
260 millions of speakers

Translator English - French

module
220 millions of speakers

Translator English - Malay

Modulus
190 millions of speakers

Translator English - German

Modul
180 millions of speakers

Translator English - Japanese

130 millions of speakers

Translator English - Korean

계수
85 millions of speakers

Translator English - Javanese

Modulus
85 millions of speakers
vi

Translator English - Vietnamese

mô đun
80 millions of speakers

Translator English - Tamil

தனிமதிப்பு
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Marathi

मापांक
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Turkish

modül
70 millions of speakers

Translator English - Italian

modulo
65 millions of speakers

Translator English - Polish

moduł
50 millions of speakers

Translator English - Ukrainian

модуль
40 millions of speakers

Translator English - Romanian

modulul
30 millions of speakers
el

Translator English - Greek

μέτρο
15 millions of speakers
af

Translator English - Afrikaans

modulus
14 millions of speakers
sv

Translator English - Swedish

modul
10 millions of speakers
no

Translator English - Norwegian

modulus
5 millions of speakers

Trends of use of modulus

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TENDENCIES OF USE OF THE TERM «MODULUS»

The term «modulus» is quite widely used and occupies the 29.748 position in our list of most widely used terms in the English dictionary.
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FREQUENCY OF USE OF THE TERM «MODULUS» OVER TIME

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

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10 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «MODULUS»

Discover the use of modulus in the following bibliographical selection. Books relating to modulus and brief extracts from same to provide context of its use in English literature.
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Resilient Modulus Testing for Pavement Components
"Resilient modulus indicates the stiffness of a soil under controlled confinement conditions and repeated loading. The test is intended to simulate the stress conditions that occur in the base and subgrade of a pavement system.
Gary N. Durham, W. Allen Marr, William L. DeGroff, 2003
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Determination of the in Situ Modulus of Deformation of Rock
R. F. Coon1 and A. H. Merritf Predicting In Situ Modulus of Deformation Using Rock Quality Indexes REFERENCE: Coon, R. F. and Merritt, A. H., Predicting In Situ Modulus of Deformation Using Rock Quality Indexes," Determination of the In  ...
American Society for Testing and Materials, 1970
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Backcalculated Subgrade Resilient Modulus Design Values for ...
The Michigan Department of Transportation (MDOT) sponsored this study to characterize the MR of the roadbed soils in the State of Michigan.
Tyler Allen Dawson, 2008
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Indirect measurement of complex modulus of thin aluminum ...
In the current work, an attempt has been made to determine the complex modulus of AIN using uncoated and AIN-coated silicon microcantilevers and a Polytec MSV-300 micro scanning laser vibrometer system.
Varun Garg, Wayne State University, 2006
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Effect of Variation of Modulus of Elasticity of Concrete on ...
The objective of this work is to assess the effects of variation of Modulus of Elasticity of Concrete, Ec, on seismic design of bridge structures.
Samer Al-Jamal, 2006
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Unbound Materials Resilient Modulus Testing for Truckee ...
Additionally, mechanistic analyses results were used to evaluate the resilient modulus values of each type of subgrade.
Aravinthan Thurairajah, 2007
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Atlas of Stress-strain Curves
Modulus of elasticity is a measure of the stiffness of the material. The greater the modulus, the steeper the slope and the smaller the elastic strain resulting from the application of a given stress. Because the modulus of elasticity is needed for  ...
ASM International, 2002
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Geotechnical Engineering Investigation Handbook, Second Edition
Elastic Moduli Young's modulus, shear modulus, bulk modulus, and constrained modulus are defined in Figure 3.69. In general, settlement may be expressed crudely in terms of elastic moduli as S = AH = Ap (H/E) (in, cm) (3.58) where Ap is  ...
Roy E. Hunt, 2005
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Mechanics of Materials
In the same year, and quite independently, the German engineer F. Engesser suggested the tangent-modulus theory (Ref. 11-8). He denoted the tangent modulus by the symbol T (equal to ds/de) and proposed that Tbe substituted for E in ...
James Gere, Barry Goodno, 2008
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The Manual of Bridge Engineering
3.8.3 Stiffness moduli of soils Foundation stiffnesses are functions of many variahles that include Young's modulus of soil beneath the foundation. The elastic modulus of granular soils based on effective stresses is a function of grain size, ...
M. J. Ryall, G. A. R. Parke, J. E. Harding, 2000

10 NEWS ITEMS WHICH INCLUDE THE TERM «MODULUS»

Find out what the national and international press are talking about and how the term modulus is used in the context of the following news items.
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IBC Advanced Alloys Corp CEO Anthony Dutton on Lockheed Martin …
Aerospace engineers absolutely love beryllium-aluminum as a material because it is phenomenally high-modulus, or stiffness to weight ratio, ... «Midas Letter, Jul 15»
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Research and Markets: Global Mobile M2M Module Market 2015 …
In his session at 16th Cloud Expo, Aaron Brongersma, Senior Infrastructure Engineer at Modulus, discussed using rsync, GlusterFS, EBS and ... «SYS-CON Media, Jul 15»
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WorkingBuildings wins contract with New Jersey Public Health …
In his session at 16th Cloud Expo, Aaron Brongersma, Senior Infrastructure Engineer at Modulus, discussed using rsync, GlusterFS, EBS and ... «SYS-CON Media, Jul 15»
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High Temperature Resistant, Optically Clear, Two Part Epoxy Meets …
It offers a high tensile strength, tensile modulus and compressive strength of over 12,000 psi, 450,000 psi and 15,000 psi, respectively. «ThomasNet News, Jul 15»
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Toho Tenax Develops New Carbon Fibre with High-intensity, High …
Toho Tenax has developed TENAX XMS32, a new grade carbon fibre that achieves both high-intensity and high-tensile modulus required for ... «NETCOMPOSITES, Jul 15»
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Corrosion Resistant MP35N Nickel-Cobalt Alloy for Oil and Gas …
The ease of fabrication, high modulus, corrosion resistance, high strength and other mechanical properties makes MP35N suitable for high ... «Azom.com, Jul 15»
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A Surfboard Made By a Rocket Scientist
The foam is 30 percent stronger, with seven times the stiffness (or modulus) of conventional foam. It's also 25 percent lighter. That means ... «Popular Science, Jul 15»
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Thermosetting Polymers – Rheologicial Testing
By using rheological analysis, which is the measurement of shear modulus, damping and resin viscosity, this process can be understood better. «Azom.com, Jul 15»
9
Salsa introduces new touring and plus platforms
Designed for endurance racer Jay Petervary to ride in the Tour Divide, where he recently broke his own record finish, the high-modulus carbon ... «Bicycle Retailer, Jul 15»
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Keep the Peace: RushCard and Russell Simmons Announce …
In his session at 16th Cloud Expo, Aaron Brongersma, Senior Infrastructure Engineer at Modulus, discussed using rsync, GlusterFS, EBS and ... «SYS-CON Media, Jul 15»

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« EDUCALINGO. Modulus [online]. Available <https://educalingo.com/en/dic-en/modulus>. Apr 2020 ».
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