# Definitions and Synonyms of *modulus* | Another word for *modulus* | What is *modulus? *

*Definition 1: (physics) a coefficient that expresses how much of a specified property is possessed by a specified substance - [noun denoting quantity]*

*(**modulus* is a kind of ...) a constant number that serves as a measure of some property or characteristic

*modulus*is a kind of ...) a constant number that serves as a measure of some property or characteristic

*(... is a kind of **modulus* ) (physics) the ratio of the applied stress to the change in shape of an elastic body

*modulus*) (physics) the ratio of the applied stress to the change in shape of an elastic body

*(modulus* belongs to category ...) the science of matter and energy and their interactions

*"his favorite subject was physics"*

## Definition 2: the absolute value of a complex number - [noun denoting quantity]

### (*modulus* is a kind of ...) a real number regardless of its sign

## Definition 3: an integer that can be divided without remainder into the difference between two other integers - [noun denoting quantity]

### Samples where modulus or its synonyms are used according to this definition

*2 is a modulus of 5 and 9*

### (*modulus* is a kind of ...) any of the natural numbers (positive or negative) or zero

*"an integer is a number that is not a fraction"*