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mod·u·lo  audio  (mj-l) KEY 

PREPOSITION:
Mathematics
  1. With respect to a specified modulus: 18 is congruent to 42 modulo 12 because both 18 and 42 leave 6 as a remainder when divided by 12.
  2. Correcting or adjusting for something, as by leaving something out of account: This proposal is the best so far, modulo the fact that parts of it need modification.

ETYMOLOGY:
Latin modul, ablative of modulus diminutive of modus, measure ; see mode


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