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Definition 1: a self-contained component (unit or item) that is used in combination with other components - [noun denoting artifact]

(module is a kind of ...) an artifact that is one of the individual parts of which a composite entity is made up; especially a part that can be separated from or attached to a system

"spare components for cars" "a component or constituent element of a system"

(... is a kind of module ) a module designed to be inserted into a larger piece of equipment

"he loaded a cartridge of fresh tape into the tape deck"

(... is a kind of module ) module that provides power to operate other modules

(... is part of module) instrumentality that combines interrelated interacting artifacts designed to work as a coherent entity

"he bought a new stereo system" "the system consists of a motor and a small computer"

Definition 2: computer circuit consisting of an assembly of electronic components (as of computer hardware) - [noun denoting artifact]

(module is a kind of ...) a circuit that is part of a computer

(module belongs to category ...) a machine for performing calculations automatically

Definition 3: detachable compartment of a spacecraft - [noun denoting artifact]

(module is a kind of ...) a partitioned section, chamber, or separate room within a larger enclosed area

(... is a kind of module ) a space module in which astronauts can live and control the spacecraft and communicate with earth

(... is part of module) a craft capable of traveling in outer space; technically, a satellite around the sun

Definition 4: one of the inherent cognitive or perceptual powers of the mind - [noun denoting cognition]

Synonyms for module in the sense of this definition

(module is a kind of ...) possession of the qualities (especially mental qualities) required to do something or get something done

"danger heightened his powers of discrimination"

(... is a kind of module ) the faculty or power of mental concentration

"keeping track of all the details requires your complete attention"

(... is a kind of module ) the mental faculty or power of vocal communication

"language sets homo sapiens apart from all other animals"

(... is a kind of module ) the power of retaining and recalling past experience

"he had a good memory when he was younger"

(... is a kind of module ) the capacity for rational thought or inference or discrimination

"we are told that man is endowed with reason and capable of distinguishing good from evil"

(... is a kind of module ) the faculty through which the external world is apprehended

"in the dark he had to depend on touch and on his senses of smell and hearing"

(... is a kind of module ) the capability of conscious choice and decision and intention

"the exercise of their volition we construe as revolt"

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