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Modulus is the diminutive from the Latin word modus meaning measure or manner. It, or its plural moduli, may refer to the following:

Physics and engineering[edit]

  • Moduli (physics), scalar fields for which the potential energy function has continuous families of global minima
  • The measurement of standard pitch in the teeth of a rotating gear
  • Elastic modulus, a measure of stiffness
  • Young's modulus, a specific elastic modulus
  • The modulo operator (%, mod, etc.) of various programming languages


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