English version

module

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary English
Related topics: Education, Space, Industry, Computers
modulemod‧ule /ˈmɒdjuːl $ ˈmɑːdʒuːl/ ●○○ noun [countable] 🔊 🔊 1 especially British EnglishSE one of the separate units that a course of study has been divided into. Usually students choose a number of modules to study 🔊 a module in mathematics 🔊 You choose five modules in the first year.2 technical one of several parts of a piece of computer software that does a particular job3 TTSa part of a spacecraft that can be separated from the main part and used for a particular purpose4 TITBCone of several separate parts that can be combined to form a larger object, such as a machine or building
Examples from the Corpus
modulea word processor moduleIt ensures that different users can not make changes simultaneously to the same module.The Modular Course involves all departments, and most students take modules in more than one department.The Guidelines will be of benefit to those delivering the modules in colleges, schools and other centres.This version is normally only used by the person developing the module, as it may be untested.A Part Number equal to the module name is automatically assigned for each module name reserved.You should enter a valid module name.
From Longman Business Dictionarymodulemod‧ule /ˈmɒdjuːlˈmɑːdʒuːl/ noun [countable]1one of several separate parts that can be combined to form a larger thingSoftware is often written in modules by teams of programmers.2British English one of the units that a course of study has been divided into, each of which can be studied separatelytraining modules in service qualitymodular adjectivea modular course in business studies
Pictures of the day
Do you know what each of these is called?
Click on the pictures to check.