- that number by which the logarithms in one system are multiplied to yield the logarithms in another.
- a quantity by which two given quantities can be divided to yield the same remainders.
- absolute value.
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Owing to the yielding of joints when a beam is first loaded a smaller modulus of elasticity should be taken than for a solid bar.
An ear but moderately learned in that language cannot be deceived as to the rate and modulus of the suffering which it indicates.The Posthumous Works of Thomas De Quincey, Vol. 1 (2 vols)|Thomas De Quincey
This modulus is found in the diameter of the column, and the standard of proportion which is based upon it is called a canon.A history of art in ancient Egypt, Vol. I (of 2)|Georges Perrot
The measure of the stiffness of wood is termed the modulus of elasticity (or coefficient of elasticity).
The modulus of rupture in bending lies between the first power and the square of the density.