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modulus

mod·u·lus

modulus

 
pronunciation:
ma j ls [or] mad y ls
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Word Combinations (noun)
part of speech: noun
inflections: moduli
definition 1: in mathematics, the absolute value of a complex number, computed by adding the squares of each element, then finding the square root of the resulting sum.
definition 2: a quantity representing the physical response of a material to an external stimulus, esp. mechanical stress.
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