noun, plural mod·u·li [moj-uh-ahy] /ˈmɒdʒ ə aɪ/.
- 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.
Origin of modulus
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Historical Examples of modulus
That least distance is called by Moseley the modulus of stability.
Here λ and μ are constants, each being a modulus of elasticity.
Young's modulus is employed in the cases of stretching and bending.
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
It will be observed that in the first process the value of the modulus is in fact calculated from the formula.