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mod·ule

 (mŏj′o͞ol)
n.
1. A standardized, often interchangeable component of a system or construction that is designed for easy assembly or flexible use: a sofa consisting of two end modules.
2. Architecture A length used as a unit of measurement or as a standard for determining the proportions of a building.
3. Electronics A self-contained assembly of electronic components and circuitry, such as a stage in a computer, that is installed as a unit.
4. Computers A portion of a program that carries out a specific function and may be used alone or combined with other modules of the same program.
5. A self-contained unit of a spacecraft that performs a specific task or class of tasks in support of the major function of the craft.
6. A unit of education or instruction with a relatively low student-to-teacher ratio, in which a single topic or a small section of a broad topic is studied for a given period of time.
7. Mathematics An algebraic system that resembles a vector space, except that the set of scalars forms a ring and not necessarily a field.
8. Biology A unit of modular growth, such as a coral polyp.
9. Archaic A standard or unit of measurement.

[Latin modulus, diminutive of modus, measure; see med- in Indo-European roots.]

module

(ˈmɒdjuːl)
n
1. (Computer Science) a self-contained unit or item, such as an assembly of electronic components and associated wiring or a segment of computer software, which itself performs a defined task and can be linked with other such units to form a larger system
2. (Architecture) a standard unit of measure, esp one used to coordinate the dimensions of buildings and components; in classical architecture, half the diameter of a column at the base of the shaft
3. (Furniture) a standardized unit designed to be added to or used as part of an arrangement of similar units, as in furniture
4. (Astronautics) astronautics any of several self-contained separable units making up a spacecraft or launch vehicle, each of which has one or more specified tasks: command module; service module.
5. (Education) education a short course of study, esp of a vocational or technical subject, that together with other such completed courses can count towards a particular qualification
[C16: from Latin modulus, diminutive of modus mode]

mod•ule

(ˈmɒdʒ ul)

n.
1. a separable component, frequently one that is interchangeable with others, for assembly into units of differing size, complexity, or function.
2. any of the self-contained segments of a spacecraft.
3. a standard or unit for measuring.
4. a selected unit of measure used as a basis for the planning and standardization of building materials.
[1555–65; < Latin modulus]

module

A short course of study in a particular subject or in a particular area of a subject.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.module - one of the inherent cognitive or perceptual powers of the mindmodule - one of the inherent cognitive or perceptual powers of the mind
ability, power - possession of the qualities (especially mental qualities) required to do something or get something done; "danger heightened his powers of discrimination"
attention - the faculty or power of mental concentration; "keeping track of all the details requires your complete attention"
language, speech - the mental faculty or power of vocal communication; "language sets homo sapiens apart from all other animals"
retentiveness, retentivity, retention, memory - the power of retaining and recalling past experience; "he had a good memory when he was younger"
intellect, reason, understanding - the capacity for rational thought or inference or discrimination; "we are told that man is endowed with reason and capable of distinguishing good from evil"
sensory faculty, sentiency, sentience, sense, sensation - the faculty through which the external world is apprehended; "in the dark he had to depend on touch and on his senses of smell and hearing"
volition, will - the capability of conscious choice and decision and intention; "the exercise of their volition we construe as revolt"- George Meredith
2.module - detachable compartment of a spacecraftmodule - detachable compartment of a spacecraft
command module - a space module in which astronauts can live and control the spacecraft and communicate with earth
compartment - a partitioned section, chamber, or separate room within a larger enclosed area
ballistic capsule, space vehicle, spacecraft - a craft capable of traveling in outer space; technically, a satellite around the sun
3.module - computer circuit consisting of an assembly of electronic components (as of computer hardware)module - computer circuit consisting of an assembly of electronic components (as of computer hardware)
computer circuit - a circuit that is part of a computer
4.module - a self-contained component (unit or item) that is used in combination with other components
cartridge - a module designed to be inserted into a larger piece of equipment; "he loaded a cartridge of fresh tape into the tape deck"
constituent, element, component - an artifact that is one of the individual parts of which a composite entity is made up; especially a part that can be separated from or attached to a system; "spare components for cars"; "a component or constituent element of a system"
power module - module that provides power to operate other modules
system - instrumentality that combines interrelated interacting artifacts designed to work as a coherent entity; "he bought a new stereo system"; "the system consists of a motor and a small computer"
Translations
وِحْدَةٌوِحْدَه، مَرْكَبَه قَمَرِيَّه
modul
modul=-modul
moduuli
modul
modul
eining
モジュール
모듈
modulis
autonoms nodalījums
modul
modul
หลักสูตรการศึกษา
đơn vị học trình

module

[ˈmɒdjuːl] N
1. (Space) → módulo m
2. (Brit) (Univ) → módulo m
3. (Constr) → módulo m
4. (Comput) → módulo m

module

[ˈmɒdjuːl] n
[course] → module m
[spacecraft] → module m

module

n(Bau)element nt; (in education) → Kurs m; (Comput) → Modul nt; (Space) → Raumkapsel f

module

[ˈmɒdjuːl] nmodulo

module

(ˈmodjuːl) noun
a self-contained unit forming eg part of a building, spacecraft etc. a lunar module.

module

وِحْدَةٌ modul modul Kurs μονάδα módulo moduuli module modul modulo モジュール 모듈 module modul moduł módulo модуль modul หลักสูตรการศึกษา modül đơn vị học trình 模块
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Anne Hoormann argues that, despite the optimism with which early modernist architects viewed the increased industrialization of architecture, critics now consider modulistic building as a cause for social problems, and not its solution.
Ernst emphasizes that the modulistic building blocks in and of themselves are not predisposed to be utilized in specific political and social contexts; rather, they can be put to all kinds of different uses.