modulus

(redirected from absolute value)
Also found in: Dictionary, Thesaurus, Legal, Financial, Encyclopedia, Wikipedia.

mo·du·lus

(moj'yū-lŭs, mod'yū-),
A coefficient expressing the magnitude of a physical property by a numeric value.
[L. dim. of modus, a measure, quantity]

mo·du·lus

(mod'yū-lŭs)
A coefficient expressing the magnitude of a physical property by a numerical value.
See: Type 2 diabetes

mo·du·lus

(mod'yū-lŭs)
A coefficient expressing the magnitude of a physical property by a numerical value.

modulus

(moj´ələs),
n a constant that numerically indicates the amount in which a certain property is possessed by any object.
modulus of elasticity,
n See elasticity, modulus of.
modulus of resilience,
n See resilience, modulus of.
modulus of rigidity,
n See rigidity.
modulus, Young's,
n.pr See elasticity, modulus of.
References in periodicals archive ?
F] of the matrix) to temporarily obtain smaller eigenvalues with absolute values in the unit interval and thus smaller polynomial ratios.
F] (as we decided to do), the absolute values norm, the 1-norm [parallel] A[[parallel].
which is also called the absolute values norm of a matrix or the 1-norm.
Several coefficients in the recursion have to be computed only once for the given matrix A, for instance, the squares of the absolute values of all the lower quasiseparable generators.
Compute the sums of the absolute values of the upper portion of the columns.
The challenge is to live an honourable life in a world that no longer has absolute values," he says.
The Church's point, of course, is that these teachings are not just foibles for Catholics only but are absolute values based on the natural moral law which is obligatory for all people.
MX Logic's patented technology accurately identifies and blocks spam because it employs a layered approach that weighs probabilities rather than just relying on absolute values.
The gold anomalies in soils at San Enrique are considerably larger in both areal extent and in absolute values than those over the deposits discovered to the north.
We call a graph G = (V, E) (n, d, [lambda])-graph if G is a d-regular graph on n vertices with the absolute values of each of its eigenvalues but the largest one are at most [lambda].
These rating actions reflect the much-increased credit enhancement for the class M and B notes, the seasoning of the loan pool, declining absolute values for arrears, and the servicer's ability to maintain realized losses at a very low level.
Since the components of the vectorial norm are the absolute values of the components of the vector B(v - [u.