One entry found for modulus.
Main Entry: mod·u·lus
Pronunciation: mäj--ls
Function: noun
Inflected Form(s): plural modu·li /-l, -l/ : a fixed whole number by which all the numbers in a system of modular arithmetic are divided <using the modulus 5, the product of 3 times 4 equals 2 because 12 divided by 5 has remainder 2>