Definition of modulo in English:

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modulo

Pronunciation: /ˈmäjəˌlō/

preposition

Mathematics
1(In number theory) with respect to or using a modulus of a specified number. Two numbers are congruent modulo a given number if they give the same remainder when divided by that number: 19 and 64 are congruent modulo 5
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  • All that is left to determine is the case of linking numbers congruent to 0 modulo 4.
  • I mathematically proved that the repeated addition process is the same as looking at the number modulo 9, i.e. divide by 9 and look at the remainder.
  • In particular he examined the remainders of powers of a number modulo n.
1.1 [as adjective] Using moduli: modulo operations
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  • In the mass-conserving variation, modulo 3 arithmetic is more useful.

Origin

Late 19th century: from Latin, ablative of modulus (see modulus).

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Syllabification: mod·u·lo

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