module
[ˈmɒdjuːl]
NOUN
modules (plural noun)
  1. each of a set of standardized parts or independent units that can be used to construct a more complex structure, such as an item of furniture or a building.
    "ships are now built in modules rather than built in a whole from the base up"
    synonyms:
    • each of a set of independent units of study or training that can be combined in a number of ways to form a course at a college or university.
      "nine optional modules must be taken" ·
      "a Law module"
    • computing
      any of a number of distinct but interrelated units from which a program may be built up or into which a complex activity may be analysed.
      "a networking module"
  2. a detachable self-contained unit of a spacecraft.
    "Spacelab, an extra module for the shuttle, will quadruple the experimental facilities on board"
    synonyms:
    module · craft · probe · detachable compartment · section
Origin
late 16th century (in the senses ‘allotted scale’ and ‘plan, model’): from French, or from Latin modulus ( see modulus). Current senses date from the 1950s.
What is another word for module?
Words that rhyme with module:
How to use module in a sentence?
the plants will be grown in a special lunar module designed to promote plant growth in an off-world environment.
Spacelab, an extra module for the shuttle, will quadruple the experimental facilities on board.
ships are now built in modules rather than built in a whole from the base up.
he was ramrod for the construction of the Apollo command module.
the wheelhouse module is craned into position on the hull.
the module was scheduled for docking in March.
please retry with a valid module name.
nine optional modules must be taken.
the module provides 16Mb of memory.
a 64-voice polyphonic sound module.
a networking module.
a Law module.
How to say module in other languages?
Laguages Translations
Arabic (NOUN)الوحدة النمطية, وحدة نمطية, وحدة, النمطية, نمطية
Bangla মডিউল
Bosnian (Latin) modul
Bulgarian (NOUN)модул
Cantonese (Traditional) 糢塊
Catalan (NOUN)mòdul
Chinese Simplified 模块
Chinese Traditional 模組
Croatian (NOUN)modul
Czech (NOUN)modul
Danish (NOUN)modul
Estonian (NOUN)moodul, võte
Filipino modyul
Finnish (NOUN)moduuli, kerroin
German (NOUN)Modul, Unterrichtseinheit, Baustein, Baugruppe
Greek (NOUN)ενότητα, λειτουργική μονάδα, μονάδα, ένθεμα, υποσύστημα
Haitian Creole modile
Hebrew (NOUN)מודול, המודול, במודול, למודול, ממודול, שמודול
Hindi (NOUN)मॉड्यूल
Hungarian (NOUN)modul, elem
Icelandic (NOUN)kerfiseiningunni, eining, mát, áfanga
Indonesian (NOUN)modul
Italian (NOUN)modulo
Japanese (NOUN)モジュール, 章
Kiswahili (NOUN)moduli, modyuli, mkusanyiko
Klingon bobcho'
Korean (NOUN)모듈, 단위
Latvian (NOUN)modulis
Lithuanian (NOUN)modulis
Malay (Latin) (NOUN)modul
Maltese (NOUN)modulu
Norwegian Bokmål modul
Persian (NOUN)ماژول, واحد, درس
Polish (NOUN)moduł, wzorzec, modu
Portuguese (NOUN)módulo
Querétaro Otomi módulo ar
Romanian (NOUN)modul
Russian (NOUN)модуль
Samoan Motula
Serbian (Cyrillic) модул
Serbian (Latin) modul
Slovak (NOUN)modul
Slovenian (NOUN)modul
Spanish (NOUN)módulo
Swedish (NOUN)modul
Tamil (NOUN)தொகுதிக்கூறு, பகுதி, பகுதியை
Telugu మాడ్యూల్
Thai (NOUN)โมดูล
Turkish (NOUN)modülü, ölçü birimi
Ukrainian (NOUN)модуль
Urdu (NOUN)ماڈیول
Vietnamese (NOUN)đun
Welsh (NOUN)modiwl, fodiwl
Yucatec Maya xook le
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