Associations to the word «Module»

Wiktionary

MODULE, noun. A self-contained component of a system, often interchangeable, which has a well-defined interface to the other components.
MODULE, noun. (architecture) A standard unit of measure used for determining the proportions of a building.
MODULE, noun. (computing) A section of a program; a subroutine or group of subroutines.
MODULE, noun. A unit of education covering a single topic.
MODULE, noun. A pre-prepared adventure scenario with related materials for a role-playing game.
MODULE, noun. (mathematics) An abelian group.
MODULE, noun. (mathematics) An algebraic structure which behaves just like a vector space over a field F, except that F is replaced by K, a commutative ring with unit.
MODULE, noun. (computing) A file containing a music sequence that can be played in a tracker (called also mod or music module).
MODULE, noun. (hydraulics) A contrivance for regulating the supply of water from an irrigation channel.
MODULE, noun. (astronautics) An independent self-contained unit of a spacecraft
MODULE PATTERN, noun. (software) (design) A structural design pattern to implement the concept of software modules (modular programming) in a programming language that supports it partially at best.
MODULE PATTERNS, noun. Plural of module pattern

Dictionary definition

MODULE, noun. One of the inherent cognitive or perceptual powers of the mind.
MODULE, noun. Detachable compartment of a spacecraft.
MODULE, noun. Computer circuit consisting of an assembly of electronic components (as of computer hardware).
MODULE, noun. A self-contained component (unit or item) that is used in combination with other components.

Wise words

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