of or relating to a module or a modulus.
composed of standardized units or sections for easy construction or flexible arrangement: a modular home; a modular sofa.
Mathematics. (of a lattice) having the property that for any two elements with one less than the other, the union of the smaller element with the intersection of the larger element and any third element of the lattice is equal to the intersection of the larger element with the union of the smaller element and the third element.
Computers. composed of software or hardware modules that can be altered or replaced without affecting the remainder of the system.
something, as a house or piece of furniture, built or organized in self-contained units or sections.
a self-contained unit or item, as of furniture, that can be combined or interchanged with others like it to create different shapes or designs.
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How to use modular in a sentence
These approaches have a long way to catch up with the monolithic designs favored by the industry leaders, but the possibility of a modular and distributed future for quantum computers doesn’t seem quite so outlandish anymore.Connecting Distant Qubits Just Brought Distributed Quantum Computing Closer | Edd Gent | February 8, 2021 | Singularity Hub
The original GFX system, which debuted back in 2016, had a modular viewfinder that could flip up depending on how you preferred to hold the camera.Fujifilm’s new 102-megapixel camera is the size of a typical DSLR | Stan Horaczek | January 30, 2021 | Popular-Science
We knew we needed to offer modular offerings for working professionals and people looking to enter or reenter the workforce through community or technical colleges.There’s no better time than now to build a better pipeline for women in tech | Andrew Nusca | January 11, 2021 | Fortune
While the model I was using has an integrated battery, the same bike comes with a modular configuration.I rode an electric motorcycle for the first time. Here’s what I learned. | Rob Verger | December 10, 2020 | Popular-Science
Civitas, a commercial real estate brokerage and advisory firm, has a client that asked its architect to develop transitional spaces and install modular movable walls.5 ways the post-pandemic office will look very different | Mitra Kalita | December 9, 2020 | Fortune
The system is highly modular and is built into NIM bins with modified back connectors.On-Line Data-Acquisition Systems in Nuclear Physics, 1969 | H. W. Fulbright et al.
For instance, the function exp (z) assumes every finite value except zero (see below under 21, modular Functions).
Let the modular proportions of the rest of the work be carried out as written in the fourth book in the case of temples.Ten Books on Architecture | Vitruvius
These languages are conceived in a modular fashion and can be designed to optimally serve the task at hand.The Civilization of Illiteracy | Mihai Nadin
British Dictionary definitions for modular
of, consisting of, or resembling a module or modulus
- modularity (ˌmɒdjʊˈlærɪtɪ), noun
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