• IPA: /ˈmɒdjʊləʊ/
  1. (mathematics) Given a specified modulus of.
    21 and 84 are congruent to each other modulo 9, since both numbers leave the same remainder, 3, when divided by 9.
    Thus 21 modulo 9 is 3, because when 21 is divided by 9, the remainder is 3.
  2. (technical) Except for differences accounted for by.
    Synonyms: up to
    "A is the same as B modulo C" means A is the same as B except for differences accounted for by C.
  3. (extended use) With due allowance for (a specified exception or particular detail).
    Synonyms: barring, except for, save for, Thesaurus:except
    The "tail recursion modulo cons" technique allows functions that would be tail recursive but for a cons call to be transformed into a tail recursive form.
    All mammals, modulo the monotremes, give birth to live young.
Translations Noun

modulo (uncountable)

  1. (computing) The operation or function that returns the remainder of one number divided by another.
    Synonyms: modulus

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