[moj-uh-lar-i-tee, mod-yuh-]


the use of individually distinct functional units, as in assembling an electronic or mechanical system.

Origin of modularity

First recorded in 1935–40; modular + -ity Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019

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Word Origin and History for modularity

1909, from modular + -ity.

Online Etymology Dictionary, © 2010 Douglas Harper