modulo

preposition

mod·​u·​lo ˈmä-jə-ˌlō How to pronounce modulo (audio)
: with respect to a modulus of
19 and 54 are congruent modulo 7

Word History

Etymology

New Latin, ablative of modulus

First Known Use

1887, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of modulo was in 1887

Dictionary Entries Near modulo

Cite this Entry

“Modulo.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/modulo. Accessed 28 Nov. 2022.

Kids Definition

modulo

preposition

mod·​u·​lo ˈmäj-ə-ˌlō How to pronounce modulo (audio)
: with respect to a modulus of
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