the use of individually distinct functional units, as in assembling an electronic or mechanical system.
Origin of modularity
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Debugging of that unit was exceedingly laborious because of the lack of modularity in its components.On-Line Data-Acquisition Systems in Nuclear Physics, 1969
H. W. Fulbright et al.
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