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Noun: module  mó-jool [N. Amer], mód-yool [Brit]
  1. A self-contained component (unit or item) that is used in combination with other components
  2. One of the inherent cognitive or perceptual powers of the mind
    - faculty, mental faculty
  3. Detachable compartment of a spacecraft
  4. Computer circuit consisting of an assembly of electronic components (as of computer hardware)
  5. A unit of an educational course covering a particular topic

Derived forms: modules

Type of: ability, compartment, component, computer circuit, constituent, element, power

Part of: ballistic capsule, space vehicle, spacecraft, system

Encyclopedia: Module