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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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(Computing) An operation that finds the remainder of division of one number by another; Also: An extenuating circumstance that may affect one's direct plans.

Usage examples (30)
  • Adverb : 6 is congruent to 11, modulo 5
  • (ETN is in modulo 2, PP in modulo 1 ..... but you can walk between the two easily.)
  • (You know, from fourth grade, when you'd do 11/3 and get "3 remainder 2" - the 'modulo' operation just gives you the 2.)
  • MOD modulo operator, 8-6 model of segmentation, grotesque, 10-3 for more
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