noun

*pl.*-·u·li·

- Math.
- the absolute value of a complex number, computed by adding the squares of each part and taking the positive square root of the sum (i.e.: the modulus of
*a*+*bi*is ) - a quantity which gives the same remainders when it is the divisor of two quantities
- the factor by which a logarithm to one base is multiplied to change it to a logarithm to another base

- the absolute value of a complex number, computed by adding the squares of each part and taking the positive square root of the sum (i.e.: the modulus of
- Physics a quantity expressing the response of a sample of material to an external stimulus, as mechanical stress: the response is usually expressed as a fractional change in the physical quantity being affected

Origin of modulus

Modern Latin from L: see module