# Dictionary Definition

modulus

### Noun

1 an integer that can be divided without
remainder into the difference between two other integers; "2 is a
modulus of 5 and 9"

2 the absolute value of a complex number

3 (physics) a coefficient that expresses how much
of a specified property is possessed by a specified substance
[also: moduli (pl)]

# User Contributed Dictionary

## English

### Noun

- The base with respect to which a congruence is computed.
- The absolute value of a complex number
- A coefficient that expresses how much of a certain property is possessed by a certain substance.
- A name given to the remainder of a number, often called mod or %.

#### Translations

absolute value of a complex number

- French: module

# Extensive Definition

Modulus may refer to:

- Absolute value, in British English
- Modulus of continuity, a way to measure the smoothness of a function
- Young's modulus and other elastic moduli, a measure of stiffness
- Modulus Guitars, musical instrument manufacturer
- Modulus Systems, IT company based in London, New Delhi, Los Angeles
- A villain in Marvel's Fantastic Four comic book series
- Moduli, in theoretical physics
- %, the modulo operator of various programming languages

modulus in German: Modulus

modulus in Spanish: Módulo

modulus in French: Modulo

modulus in Dutch: Modulus

modulus in Japanese: モジュラス

modulus in Portuguese: Módulo