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modulo

[ moj-uh-loh ]
/ ˈmɒdʒ əˌloʊ /
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adverb Mathematics.

with respect to a modulus: 6 is congruent to 11, modulo 5.

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Origin of modulo

1895–1900; <New Latin modulō, ablative of Latin modulusmodulus
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Scientific definitions for modulo

modulo
[ mŏjə-lō ]

With respect to a specified modulus. Eighteen is congruent to 42 modulo 12 because both 18 and 42 leave 6 as remainder when divided by 12.
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